The Drigg and Carleton Community Fund receives £50k per annum from the Copeland Community Fund as part of the planning agreement for Vault 9 at LLWR. The money is managed by the Parish Council along with 4 independent trustees.
For more information on the Copeland Community Fund click on www.copelandcommunityfund.co.uk
For more information on the Charity Commission click on www.charitycommission.gov.uk
The Drigg & Carleton Community Fund uses the money annually for items such as Village Maintenance and on annual village events such as Drigg Gala, The Hog Roast, The Tuesday Chat Summer Outing (see Photos in the Reports & Feedback section),Children’s Christmas Party and the Fireworks.
There have also been some large projects funded, the beach car park and entrance area have been worked on and tidied up, with new benches placed the final report with photos is available to view in the Reports & Feedback section. The Drigg PRoW (Public Rights of Way) Project is an ongoing project with the aim of improving and repairing the PRoW network throughout the parish.
Forms to apply for Funding for Projects or Community Annual Events along with guidance notes are in the Applications forms & Guidance.
For any further information on how to apply to these funds, please contact the Charity Secretary – Mr D Millington (tel. 24272).