Cambridgeshire County Council have just launched their Innovate & Cultivate Fund, a £1 million funding stream for projects run by voluntary, community, social enterprise or any other public sector organisation that will deliver outcomes specifically aimed at reducing County Council expenditure in the following key areas:

  • Adult Social Care.
  • Children & Families.
  • Waste Services.

The fund is broken down into two distinct funding streams:

The Cultivate Fund for projects seeking between £2k and £10k with deadlines for applications of 26th October and the 15th December 2017, and the 9th March 2018.

The Innovate Fund for projects seeking between £10K and £50K with deadlines for applications of 26th October 2017 & the 9th March 2018.

Cambridge Community Foundation are administering the fund on behalf of the County Council.

For details on how to apply visit 

Here you will find a Frequently Asked Questions section about the fund, in addition to the supporting documentation each organisation will require.

More information on each of the priority areas is shown on the right hand side of this page, together with a support document which tells you more about the application process.

Simply click on these links to find out more.

If any community organisation is interested in applying for any aspect of this fund, but requires more advice or guidance to submit their application, please contact Support Cambridgeshire by clicking here:


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