Past Projects

Home to Work Ltd – ‘Craft / Upcycling Project’

The craft/upcycling project is led by Home To Work and beneficiaries are referred from partner agencies such as Department for Work and Pensions, Inspira, Cumbria Advice/Health & Wellbeing Support Team, The Conservation Volunteers (TCV), Trades Hall, Age UK West Cumbria and other training providers and referral agencies that the project has built links with. The …

Cumbrian SPAAF – ‘Copeland Schools Activate Project’

Cumbrian Sport and Physical Activity Alliance Foundation (SPAAF) and Copeland School Sports Partnership were thrilled when the funding was confirmed for their Copeland Schools Activate Project, that would provide specific training to teaching staff in every Primary, Junior, Infant and Special School in Copeland (40 in total) in order that they could deliver the Activate programme …

Whitehaven, Egremont and District Credit Union – ‘Your Money Workshops’

The ‘Your Money Workshops’ project follows a successful pilot scheme. The project aims to increase prosperity by assisting with financial choices via workshops within Copelands communities. The project will address issues as a result of the economic pressures on everyday living and assist customers to be wiser about their financial choices. Whitehaven, Egremont and District …

Eskdale Mill and Heritage Trust – ‘Development Phase’

Eskdale Mill & Heritage Trust plans a major restoration of its corn mill at Boot, a Grade 2* listed building and the last working water mill in the Lake District National Park. Copeland Community Fund often acts as an “enabler” for projects looking to bring in major funding from other national funders such as Heritage …

Egremont and Area Regeneration Partnership Ltd – ‘Florence Arts’

Florence Arts Centre is based at Florence Mine, just south of Egremont town centre. The Mine was – until 2008 – the last working deep iron ore mine left in Western Europe. The project aims to deliver sustainable growth in arts participation and interest in heritage whilst making Florence Arts a sustainable centre for visual …

West Copeland Partnership – ‘West Copeland Lengthsmen’

The project was to continue to deliver a community service in participating parishes (Egremont; St Bees; Haile and Wilton and Beckermet/Thornhill) by employing local people (parish environmental worker and one apprentice) to deliver a wide range of environmental activities within the areas of benefit. The project supports local environmental schemes and encourages community participation in …

North Copeland Youth Partnership – ‘Staffing Costs’

North Copeland Youth Partnership is a successful youth club operating from Parton Village Hall. NCYP provides youth activities for young people aged 8-19 years in the villages of Parton, Lowca and Moresby. The Youth Club is open 3 nights a week and 25-35 young people access this on a regular basis. The young people are …

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