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 was successful in its bid to manage the Building Better Opportunities programme in Barrow and South Lakes area. The programme is funded jointly through funding from the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund, and will promote social inclusion in Cumbria.
Read more – go to the page now