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Open 4 Business Portal

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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


Funding for Charities Working with People to Develop Skills Ready for Employment

05 July 2020/Categories: Grants_and_Funding

Grants of up to £5,000 are available for specific projects or core activities that support literacy, numeracy, digital and additional skills for learning that are likely to assist the employment prospects of people aged 11 years and older.

Applications will be considered from UK charities that have been registered with the Charity Commission for at least three years and have an annual turnover that does not exceed £500,000. Priority will be given to charities working with collaborative networks.

Applications are currently being accepted for funds to be awarded in November 2020.

Groups that would like to contact the Trust will need to use the Trust's online message form which is on Trust's website contact page.

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