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Applications are invited from projects which share our goal that the Lake District and Cumbria will be an inspirational example of sustainable [....]

Japanese Tour Operators raise £15,540 for the Lake District Foundation

Japanese Tour Operators have collectively raised £15,540 for the Lake District Foundation in a year. The participating businesses ask their customers who [....]

It was a real privilege to host An Audience with @PeterHensman1 this week. Thankyou for giving the audience and I a real insight to you and @LakeDistrictEst @UllswaterSteam @rersteam #FamilyBusiness #History #legacy #heritage
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Help us save the Beautiful Red Squirrel


Raised: £439Goal: £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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