Welcome to Cumbria CVS

Cumbria CVS is a registered charity and membership organisation. We help community/voluntary/not-for-profit groups and organisations to develop and improve by providing training and services that can be 1:1 support, funding advice, bespoke training, or through our regular training courses.

We help place volunteers throughout Cumbria, and work with groups that involve volunteers to follow best practice.

Coronavirus (Covid 19)

Cumbria CVS is offering a range of services to local organisations during this crisis including funding advice and support, volunteering support and good practice and general support.

Please contact us for further details email: info@cumbriacvs.org.uk

Please also see our page on Coronavirus for further details regarding current advice and support: www.cumbriacvs.org.uk/coronavirus

Working from Home – Covid 19

In line with government advice, Cumbria CVS has closed its buildings – Shaddongate, Carlisle and Lesser Kings Hall, Barrow – and has moved all staff to work from home. However the great news is that we are still here for you! To access our services, please call 01768 800350, email info@cumbriacvs.org.uk or visit our website: www.cumbriacvs.org.uk

Funding Support – Covid 19

Funding Advice and Support

Looking for funding to help support your organisation/group during covid-19 then we can help! Cumbria CVS Funding and Development team strive to ensure that voluntray and community groups in Cumbria can access the best possible funding advice and support. This support includes helping you apply for funding relating to Covid-19, for example setting up a new group that supports people dealing with issues relating to Covid-19 and recruiting volunteers to support you deliver your services.

Mental Health Awareness Week

It’ s Mental Health Awareness Week (18-24 May).

Cumbria is supporting the campaign looking at the theme of kindness and using it as a chance to look back and appreciate the acts of kindness shown in these uncertain and unprecedented times.

Some of the benefits of kindness include:

·         Antidote to isolation

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