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.

Grants of up to £5,000 are now available to projects delivered in Cumbria.

We are open to creative and innovative ideas that have a measurable and sustainable impact.

We are particularly keen to see projects that link to our World Heritage Inscription.

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.

To apply please read the Grant Applicant Guidance.

And complete the online application form.

You can save your application and continue at any time – you will be sent a unique link that will expire after 60 days.

Queries should be sent by email to:

The deadline for submission of applications is 31st August 2018.

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