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Announcing the launch of the UKSPF & REPF Funding Programmes!

Cumbria Social Enterprise Partnership are thrilled to announce the launch of UKSPF & REPF funding programmes. This initiative is designed to provide comprehensive business support and potential access to grants for social enterprises in the Cumbria region. Delivered by Cybermoor Services Ltd on behalf of CSEP and in partnership with Cumberland Council and Westmorland & Furness Council, this programme aims to strengthen and grow the local social economy.

Key Highlights:

Wrap-Around Business Support Programme: 

  • Comprehensive support for your business. 
  • Potential access to various grants. 

Grants Available in Cumberland: 

  • UKSPF E25: Revenue funding to grow the local social economy. 
  • REPF 1.2: Capital funding to grow the local social economy (excluding Urban Carlisle). 
  • REPF 2.7: Capital funding for the rural circular economy (excluding Urban Carlisle). 

For more detailed information on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (E26) and the Rural England Prosperity Fund (1.2 & 2.7), visit:

Grants Westmorland & Furness 

  • REPF 1.2 ‘Growing the Local Social Economy’ – Capital Funding Only  (Excluding Barrow) 

How to Apply:

To give you the best chance of accessing these grants, you will receive 12 hours support from one of the CSEP business advisers through their wrap-around business support programme. This is a crucial step to ensure that you are fully prepared to make the most of the funding opportunities.

For an application form for the wrap-around business support or to discuss your options further, please contact Becx Carter.  

Important Notes: 

  • REPF 1.2: Growing the Local Social Economy (Capital Funding Only) is also available, excluding Barrow. 
  • Grants are highly competitive, and funding is very limited. 
  • All grants must be completely spent by end of December 2024. 

We encourage all eligible social enterprises to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity. This funding is designed to help you scale your impact and contribute to the vibrant social economy of Cumbria.

For further inquiries and detailed guidelines, please get in touch.

Becx Carter
Project Officer
T: 077866 78283