Community Wellbeing (£25K + Large)


Copeland Community Fund 2019-2022 Strategy introduces a priority for Health & Wellbeing for large projects. The purpose is to provide revenue and / or capital support to existing provision within Copeland and consider new complementary provision.

  • Projects may also wish to include one or more of the 5 Ways to Wellbeing:
    • Connect
    • Be Active
    • Keep Learning
    • Give to Others
    • Be Mindful
  • Areas projects may focus on include, but are not limited to:
    • Healthy eating programmes and initiatives
    • Active lifestyles
    • Social inclusion
    • Social prescription programmes
    • Mental health and wellbeing
    • Carers initiatives
  • Projects must demonstrate that they can meet the NDA Socio Economic Policy.
  • Organisations can apply for health and wellbeing projects on an individual basis, however, CCF also looks favourably on collaborative projects.
  • Applications to the Fund require match funding of:
    • 50% for projects with a grant request over £25k
  • Health and wellbeing projects will be limited to a three-year funding term.
  • Any project wishing to apply should consider how they can achieve the outputs:
    • No of attendances at a facility , project or event (Throughput)
    • No of local people who access facility, project or event (Unique individuals / Participants) including: age, gender, disability and equality
    • Local People Assisted in their Skills Development
    • Number of Volunteer Hours


Exclusions for the Health and Wellbeing Fund include:

  • Faith based activities and venues (unless broader community use)
  • Residential activities (outside of Cumbria) including expeditions and overseas trips
  • Direct replacement of activities which are a statutory obligation


Contact Copeland Community Fund on 07833048986 for further information or email [email protected]