Inspiring people to care for the Lake District

We fund conservation, environmental and cultural heritage projects in the Lake District

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Join us for some festive fizz as we celebrate our success in 2019

October 23, 2019 Charity 0 comments
What better time of year to celebrate the support we have received from our supporters than at Christmas. Whether you are a business, an [....]

Help inspire others to protect and access the outdoors when you visit Kendal Mountain Festival

September 25, 2019 Charity 0 comments
Kendal Mountain Festival and The Lake District Foundation are excited to announce an innovative partnership to raise funds for conservation. Festival goers [....]

Thank you @rothaymanor for hosting our #savereds Southern workshop last week. Thank you @WestmorlandReds and @RedSquirrelsNE for great and informative day and a BIG Thank you for everybody coming to support us.
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Raised: £1,031Goal: £20,000

Projects we've supported

Recently funded by the Lake District Foundation...

March 12, 2019 | Recently Funded

The Ullswater Way Fund

Walking the Ullswater Way is a challenge. Just like taking care of its surrounding footpaths. The path welcomes thousands of visitors each
November 7, 2018 | News

Managing the biodiversity of the Lake District National Park

The Lake District Foundation has awarded a grant of £4,500 to the Cumbria Local Nature Partnership, enabling them to lead the development
November 7, 2018 | News

Helping to save Helvellyn’s vulnerable arctic alpine flora

The Lake District Foundation has awarded a grant of over £2,600 to the John Muir Trust, which last year took over responsibility
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