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Grant funding for organisations

Locally Important Projects

Locally Important Projects (LIPs) funding can be used to support the delivery of capital projects. For example providing community infrastructure such as additional or extension of social facilities, improvements to paths, walkways and the local environment.

The Locally Important Projects (LIPs) fund is now open.

The closing date for applications will be Friday 11 January 2019.

To apply complete a LIPS application form.

Changing Places

Groups can apply for funding to help improve changing facilities for people with disabilities and additional needs. This can support feasibility studies or initial costs for the installation of facilities in line with the standards recommended by Changing Places.

The Changing Places fund is now open

Expression of interest forms must be received by Friday 7 December 2018.

To request an expression of interest form or for more information please contact:

communitygrants@southlakeland.gov.uk

South Cumbria Community Safety Partnership (CSP)

The South Cumbria CSP can award funding to organisations whose projects support the CSP's current priorities.

For example, we have funded Cumbria Alcohol and Drug Addiction Service (CADAS) to work with children in schools on drug and alcohol topics as well as risk taking behaviour. We have also funded a booklet for farms with health, fire and crime prevention information and a leaflet for rural households on avoiding scams and fraud.

For an application form or for more information please contact partnerships@southlakeland.gov.uk.

Business support

Finance finder for businesses

Business bike parking grants are now available to support businesses in enabling their employees to cycle to work.

Grant funding guidance

Funding advice and support can be found at Cumbria Council for Voluntary Service (CVS).

External grant funding for organisations