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Cumbria County Council's Community Waste Prevention Fund is available to support new and innovative waste prevention initiatives which work directly with the community to encourage the key practices of reduce, reuse & recycle..
What type of activity will be supported?
The types of activities that will be supported must promote at least two of the following:
Who can apply to the fund?
If you are a community group, charity or social enterprise, with a constitution, a bank account and a great waste prevention idea, we want to hear from you.
If you think that we could help your project, and would like some more information or an application form then please contact Louise Bergus on 01228 227769.
Please note with immediate effect the Community Waste Prevention fund will no longer be a rolling programme. Decisions on funding applications will be made at a quarterly panel. The next panel date is Friday 10 February 2012. Panels will make decisions on full applications and applicants will be informed of the decision of the panel soon after. Applications wishing to be considered should be received at the least two weeks before the panel date.
If you would like to download a registration of interest form and some more information then visit the additional information and downloads page.