Helping Cumbrian children since 2002

Make a difference in the life of a child.
"The only thing you get to keep is what you give away..." - Francis Dunnery

More than £300,000 raised to date

Make a difference in the life of a child.
"The only thing you get to keep is what you give away..." - Francis Dunnery

Welcome!

Established in 2002, the CKDCF is dedicated to children's health and wellbeing in the area of Cumbria, England. We provide grants and charitable donations to organisations that directly benefit local children in need. Follow the links at the top of the page to see what we do, donate, or set up your own fundraising campaign!

Visit the 'Contact Us' page for information on whether your organisation is eligible for CKDCF funding.

Latest News

CKDCF funds ramp access to Millom playground
 
CKDCF funds ramp access to Millom playground
The CKDCF has donated £1,500 to South Copeland Disability Group for the building of a ramp. The new ramp at a playground in Millom will make it more accessible to children with disabilities. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, we were unable to take a cheque hand-over photograph. Tuesday 23 February 2021
CKDCF supports Cumbrian children affected by abuse
 
CKDCF supports Cumbrian children affected by abuse
The CKDCF has donated £1,000 to Safety Net UK to fund help and support for children affected by sexual violence, exploitation and domestic abuse. The organisation offers therapeutic support to children aged 3 to 18 who have experienced or been affected by rape, exploitation, and sexual or domestic abuse across West Cumbria. Due to ongoing restrictions, we were unable to take…
CKDCF donates to help tackle exclusion and stigma
 
CKDCF donates to help tackle exclusion and stigma
The CKDCF has proudly donated £1,000 to Always Another Way (AAW), providing community support to Cumbrian young people suffering from exclusion, stigma and mental health problems. AAW consists of a group of volunteers working primarily to support young people suffering from mental health problems, as well as those belonging to the LGBT+ community. The charity seeks…
CKDCF donation helps children affected by domestic abuse
 
CKDCF donation helps children affected by domestic abuse
The CKDCF has donated £1,000 to the Freedom Project, West Cumbria Domestic Violence Support, to assist with their work in supporting children affected by domestic abuse. The donation will support the organisation’s vital work with children who have witnessed and/or suffered domestic abuse, offering counselling and enhancing their well-being. Our cheque was handed over to Vicky…