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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.

Low Carbon Lake District Grants

Up to 60% funding for projects that reduce the carbon footprint of businesses and community groups in the Lake District and Cumbria.

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Closed for new registrations 1st April 2022

The Lakes Distillery Fund Grants

The Water Fund grant scheme is designed to support community and volunteer-led groups to deliver projects that enhance water quality in the lakes and rivers of the Lake District.


Opens December 2022

Small Grants

Supporting community and volunteer-led groups that deliver practical conservation


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The Real Hedge Fund Grants

For the protection and creation of hedgerows and tree repair


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