Sources of Funding

Information on the latest funding opportunties, support and training is available from a wide range of organisations. Some key sources are given below.

Download: Copeland Funding Guide – October 2014


Cumbria CVS

(Click on title to view) Cumbria CVS delivers funding support, information and advice to Third Sector organisations across Cumbria.Their monthly newsletter is a great way to keep upto date with upcoming funding deadlines and Funding Fair events .Cumbria CVS can also carry our funding searches using Grantfinder and you can also access GRANTnet via their website.


Funding Central

Funding Central is a free smart website for charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. The site provides access to thousands of funding and finance opportunities, plus a wealth of tools and resources supporting organisations to develop sustainable income strategies appropriate to their needs. 


Directory of Social Change

Directory of Social Change (DSC), the leading source of information and training for the voluntary and community sector.


   CYA  Cumbria Youth Alliance

CYA offers infrastructure support to ensure that organisations can continue to work with and support the young people of Cumbria. A wide range of support is offered including funding advice, training and more intensive support. They also support young people (primarily aged 12-25) through the direct delivery of goods and services.