Inspiring people to care for the Lake District

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

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Help us to fix the Herdwick Sheep Breeders Association Marquee

January 2, 2020 Charity 0 comments
Following storm damage to a set of marquees that were erected for Loweswater Show on 1 September 2019 The storm caused £10,000 [....]

Green Business Network

December 16, 2019 Charity 0 comments
The Lake District Foundation cares about our environment - and we know that our supporters do too. We want to work together [....]

@lakesfoundation will be hosting some breakfast meetings for businesses aiming to increase green practise engagement in Cumbria. If you'd like to discover more about how your business can reduce its impact on the planet over a bite to eat, book now!

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Help us save the Beautiful Red Squirrel


Raised: £12,853Goal: £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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