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Lake District Communities Fund

Funding for resident communities

This fund has been created for projects which are led by, or of benefit to, the resident communities of the Lake District National Park.

How much is available?

There are grants of between £500 and £3,000 to help projects that will contribute to the sustainability or wellbeing of resident communities. There is a total of £37,500 available each financial year. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis, so please talk to us as early as possible.

What are the grants for?

For more details on the fund, its purposes and eligibility please read the Lake District Communities Fund Guidance Notes

What's been funded so far?

Schemes and projects range from rainwater harvesting to improving village halls. Take a look at Grants awarded so far.

Interested? Next steps

Please contact your Area Ranger to discuss your ideas.

When you are ready to apply for funding, please complete the Lake District Communities Fund Application Form  (Word document). All submissions must be made electronically.

Email this, together with any accompanying evidence, to your Area Ranger

Good luck!