Building Better Opportunities

Building Better Opportunities is a Big Lottery fund funded project, designed to help those people who are furthest removed from the labour market and support them back into employment. It will provide a range of activities to build people’s confidence and aspirations as well as putting in measures that will help remove barriers to employment in areas such as health, finance and digital. The programme is aligned to Cumbria LEP’s EU Structural and Invest Funds (ESIF) Strategy’s Thematic Objective 9 ‘Promoting Social Inclusion and Combating Poverty’. To view this strategy click here.

Building Better Opportunities in Cumbria
Cumbria CVS was a successful as lead partner at Stage One for Barrow and South Lakeland area and has now submitted the Stage 2 application for consideration at the November meeting (14 November 2016).


In the meantime, if you would like further information on the programme contact:
Karen Bowen on 01768 800350 or

Lead projects in other areas:

  • Allerdale & Copeland: Groundwork
  • Carlisle & Eden: WEA


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