Apply for a Grant

The Lake District Foundation funds effective and evidence-based projects that share our goal that the Lake District and Cumbria will be an inspirational example of sustainable development in action, and a place where a prosperous economy, world-class visitor experiences and vibrant communities come together to sustain its spectacular landscape, wildlife and cultural heritage.

Our next call for applications will open on Monday 1st February 2021.

  • Grants of up to £500 will be available to projects delivered in Cumbria.
  • We will focus on supporting community and volunteer-led groups, delivering practical conservation, ideally with a youth focus.
  • We are open to creative and innovative ideas that have a measurable and sustainable impact.
  • All applications that meet the criteria will be reviewed by the grants panel.
  • Shortlisted applicants may be invited to meet the panel and discuss their project further.

Detailed application guidance will be available soon.

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Take a look here for examples of recently funded projects.

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