Funding Advice and Support

We can help you write successful funding applications, and we provide funding searches, high impact funding events and professional training.
We can help you with

  • specially tailored searches for appropriate funding
  • planning and writing funding applications
  • business and financial planning
  • developing your funding strategy

For more support contact Cumbria CVS on 01768 800350 or email

Meet the Funders

We run Funding Fairs around the county, so it’s easy to find one near you. You will meet local and national funders face to face and pick up top tips for raising money.

To find out when our next Funding Fair is – go to our events calendar.

Funding Training

We offer a regular programme of funding training, including Writing Successful Funding Applications.

View our latest training and events

Building Better Opportunities

Cumbria CVS has been selected by BIG Lottery to work with voluntary and community sector organisations to let you know about £5 million of joint funding from BIG Lottery and the European Social Fund, which will promote social inclusion in Cumbria.
Read more – go to the page now