Grants and Funding

Transforming leadership in the creative sector


Young adults in Cumbria who want to build a career leading arts organisations, will have a great opportunity to develop with the launch of a new programme which has received £426,670 of funding from Arts Council England.Find Out more

3.7 resilience programme launch honours Matt Campbell


Our 3.7 programme, which supports young people's resilience, launched at Kirkbie Kendal School on the 10th of October. The programme will use the money donated in memory of Matt Campbell, following his death at the London Marathon earlier in the year.Find Out more

PCC continues funding to protect young people at risk of sexual exploitation


Police and Crime Commissioner Peter McCall will be announcing three years of further support for our Cumbria wide ‘Be SAVY’ (Be Safe and Value Yourself) project. Find Out more

Funding given for accessible accommodation


Funding from St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation is to provide a fully accessible bedroom in our Old Brathay accommodation at Brathay Hall.Find Out more

Film premiere - ‘Talking History’ of Barrow’s multi-cultural life


A film capturing Barrow’s diverse voices and celebrating the area’s multicultural history is being screened on Friday 14th September between 6pm and 7.30pm at Signal Film & Media Abbey Road studios.Find Out more

BBC Children in Need funding secured for ‘Feel Good, Function Well’ project in Barrow


We have been awarded £28,512 from BBC Children in Need to support young people in Barrow with poor mental health.Find Out more

Young People to tell story of town’s multi-cultural history


Thanks to a £2,900 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, young people from Barrow will be making a film and capturing the town’s diverse voices in a project to celebrate the multicultural history of Furness.Find Out more

PCC Supports Child Sexual Exploitation Project


Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner Peter McCall supports a project to help safeguard youngsters who are at risk of being sexually exploited.Find Out more

Our impactful work with care leavers gets a boost


We have been awarded a development grant of £45,000 to scope the extension of our work with young people leaving the care of local authorities, which could result in a £1million contract over five years and benefit hundreds of young people across the north of England.Find Out more

Funders provide high hopes for our high ropes


Youngsters are getting a life-changing outdoor experience thanks to funds from three organisations for a new high ropes course at Brathay Hall in Ambleside. Find Out more