Cumbria Flood Recovery Fund

Emergency grants for individuals and families

Grants may be made for charitable purposes to relieve hardship in Cumbria caused directly or indirectly by the storms and flooding in November 2009

Funded by donations from individuals, local businesses and government bodies
Flood resilience work is included irrespective of being fully insured

We can provide support for the following:

From the Cumbira Flood Recovery Fund (External Link)

  • Cleaning up
  • Emergency repairs
  • Clothing
  • Food and drink
  • Heating and heating equipment
  • Child care equipment
  • Basic furniture

and from the Allerdale Borough Council fund (External Link)

    • Independent household flood surveys
    • Flood resilience items and equipment

This is not an exhaustive list Flood resilience work is included irrespective of being fully insured

Grants for flood resilience work of up to £2,000 are normally made in two parts

1. up to £500 to pay for a survey
2. the remaining £1,500 for measures based on the survey results

You will need to provide evidence of the survey.
In exceptional circumstances other evidence may be acceptable

If you would like to know more about this fund please contact
David Andrews (Tel 01900 820828/825760 Fax 01900 826527
or follow this link to the application form (External Link)