You are Here : Residents  >  Grants and Funding
Tuesday , November , 30 2021
| Language and Accessibility

Grants and External Funding

Please use the menu below to access information on grants and external funding news and resources. 

grants and external funding


Open 4 Business Portal

Open 4 business logo image

Carlisle City Council is providing local businesses with free access to its local business support and grant portal provided by Open4Business. This is tailored for the Carlisle area and includes local, regional and national schemes.

Business can also search for funding relevant to their size and sector. To use the portal, you will first need to register with Open4Business.


Grants and Funding


AllChurches Trust - Emergency Grants Programme to Support Afghan Evacuees

Emergency Funding

17 November 2021/Categories: Grants_and_Funding

Grants are available to support local churches and Christian charities who have the reach and capacity to support the resettlement of evacuees from Afghanistan in the UK.

The aim of this fund is to support Christian churches and charities helping to tackle the ongoing Afghanistan evacuee crisis. Funding will help cover costs associated with resettlement in the UK during a time when the economic and resource effects of the pandemic are still being felt

Christian churches and charities are eligible to apply.

Applicants must have the reach and the capacity to support the resettlement of Afghan evacuees who been granted, or are eligible to apply for, indefinite leave to remain by the UK Government.

Funding can be used to cover costs associated with the resettlement of Afghan evacuees, including:

  • Personal items, such as clothing, mobile phones, food or baby items.
  • Home items such as furniture.
  • Language support, such as English classes and translation services.
  • Integrating and settling, such as drop-in sessions, welcome parties, UK life courses, or befriending programmes.
  • Expenses for volunteers/facilities, such as rental costs, training, or DBS checks.

How To Apply

The deadline for applications is 15 December 2021.

More information, guidance note and an application form can be found by visiting the AllChurches Trust website.

Addresses and contacts

For further information on how to obtain this grant locally, please contact the following:

  1. Iain Hearn
    Allchurches Trust Limited
    Benefact House
    2000 Pioneer Avenue
    Gloucester Business Park
    GL3 4AW
    Tel: 01452 873189
    Email: [email protected]

Number of views (48)


Theme picker

This A to Z of services list provides links to service pages alphabetically