Areas of Funding

Enabling Fund

Up to £5.5k

The purpose of the Enabling Fund is to strengthen your project; ensuring best fit between the project and what Copeland Community Fund and / or other funders want to invest in.

The Enabling Fund is only accessible after discussing your application with a Projects Coordinator.

Available For:

  • HLF Match
  • Planning Fees
  • Architect Fees
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Consultation Events
  • Business Plans
  • Third Party Wren
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Local Communities

£3k – £25k

Copeland Community Fund 2019-2022 ‘Local Communities Fund’ offers support for projects seeking funding between £3,000 and £25,000 in the borough.

There are 6 areas (themes) in which a project may focus:

Available For:

  • Quality Open Spaces
  • Improvements to Built Environment
  • Arts, Culture & Sports
  • Community Action
  • Work & Skills
  • Youth
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Work & Skills

Large projects £25k + 

Copeland Community Fund 2019-2022 Strategy continues to prioritise Work & Skills large projects in an annual ‘Call Out’. This year’s grant applications should be received by 1st April 2019. Areas projects may focus on include, but are not limited to:

 

Available For:

  • Work & Skills Projects
  • Work & Skills Infrastructure
  • Creating or Safeguarding Jobs
  • Pathways to Work & Skills
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Health & Wellbeing

Large projects £25k + 

Copeland Community Fund 2019-2022 Strategy introduces a priority for Health & Wellbeing for large projects. It is an annual ‘Call Out’, this year’s grant applications should be received by 3rd June 2019.

The purpose is to provide revenue and / or capital support to existing provision within Copeland and consider new complementary provision. Areas projects may focus on include, but are not limited to:

Available For:

  • Healthy Eating Programmes & Initiatives
  • Active Lifestyles
  • Social Inclusion
  • Social Prescription Programmes
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • Carers Initiatives
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Community, Infrastructure & Environment

Large projects £25k + 

Copeland Community Fund 2019-2022 Strategy introduces a priority for Community, Infrastructure & Environment for large projects. It is an annual ‘Call Out’, this year’s grant applications should be received by 2nd September 2019.

The purpose is to provide revenue and / or capital support to existing provision within Copeland and consider new complementary provision. Areas projects may focus on include, but are not limited to:

Available For:

  • Refurbishment or New Build Community Facility
  • Improvements to Transport Infrastructure: Cycle Routes, Bridleways
  • Improvements to Open Community Spaces
  • Community 'Growing' Schemes, such as a community allotment
  • Community Transport Schemes
  • Recycling or Reuse Initiatives
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Youth

Large projects £25k + 

Copeland Community Fund 2019-2022  Strategy continues to prioritise Youth large projects in an annual ‘Call Out’. This financial year’s grant applications should be received by 13th January 2020.

The Fund will accept youth projects targeting children and young people from 0 – 19 years (or up to 25 years if the young person has special educational needs and/or a disability). The purpose is to provide revenue and / or capital support to existing provision within Copeland and consider new complementary provision. Areas projects may focus on include, but are not limited to:

Available For:

  • Generic Youth Provision
  • Outdoor Pursuits
  • Creative Arts Based Provision
  • Emotional Resilience
  • Improvement to Facilities / Equipment
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