Cumberland Building Society Charitable Foundation is a registered charity (number 1072435), which is independently operated by trustees. We make a donation to the Charitable Foundation each year which, along with any other donations that are made to it, is distributed by the trustees to charities and voluntary organisations around our region.
In the year ending 31 March 2016, the Charitable Foundation made donations totalling almost £28,500, which included South Lakeland Carers Association, Wigton Baths Trust and Buddies (Dumfries)
We welcome applications from:
Donations will normally be in the region of £250 to £750, however, in exceptional circumstances a donation of £1,000 may be awarded.
We will not consider applications from charities which have applied or received a donation within the previous 12 months.
Where we have made a grant for 3 consecutive years, we are unlikely to consider a further application until after a period of 3 years has elapsed.
Examples of those areas we do not support are: