The Zero Carbon Cumbria Community Climate Grants are not the only source of funding which might be able to support your work. There are many other trusts and grant making bodies that could contribute towards you achieving your goals, including Cumbria Community Foundation Cumbria Community Foundation – Connecting People Who Care With Causes That Matter (cumbriafoundation.org)
The Lake District Foundation has a range of funds available including a Low Carbon Lake District fund which could be used as matched funding Apply for a Grant – Lake District Foundation
Landfill tax is donated to Cumbria Waste Management Environment Trust to support local groups: Grant Info – Cumbria Waste Management Environment Trust (cwmet.org.uk)
There are also national funding streams also available and you can apply directly to the National Lottery via their Awards for All fund: National Lottery Awards for All England | The National Lottery Community Fund (tnlcommunityfund.org.uk)
Local authorities often have a pot of funding to support community groups:
For example, please see Cumbria County Council’s website: Community Grants | Cumbria County Council
There may be additional funding available in specific areas, for example Low Carbon Barrow will have grants available over the next 2 years: Low Carbon Barrow – Art Gene (art-gene.co.uk) and there is funding and additional support available for West Cumbria: Cumbria Community Foundation – Connecting People Who Care With Causes That Matter (cumbriafoundation.org)
CAfS is also distributing some additional funding from Allerdale Borough Council in line with the priorities identified through the ZCC Grassroots Community Fund.