To ensure we do our best by Cumbrians and the smaller communities within our county, we work with a host of different organisations, both within Cumbria but also further afield.
Have a look at our current and past projects where we've worked primarily to bring organisations together, and keep an eye out for our new endeavours!
Climate Leaders - The Future is Now
CDEC have funding to support schools for the next 3 years to develop your school’s action for climate. We want to work with you as you support your pupils to feel ownership and agency, connection and a sense of hope as they take action for climate.
Connecting Communities- People Enabling Change
Connecting Communities – People Enabling Change is a 6-month pilot study funded by the United Kingdom Research Institute (UKRI) to set up a Community Research Network. The purpose of this is to gather community wisdom and understand the wider determinants of health in the region. We are working in partnership with Cumbria CVS, Groundwork Cumbria and NE, University of Cumbria, All Together Communities, Anti Racist Cumbria, Cumbria Family Support, Open Source Arts, People First.
With young people at the helm, we are working to uncover stories authored by lesser-heard people in our communities, reinterpreting them into arts performances, and touring the work in cultural institutions (theatres, galleries, libraries, heritage sites…) across the four locations.
The Beacon is a way to bring together organisations in Cumbria that work for a sustainable and fair society and that have a world view at their core. The aim of this network is to show that there is a strong group of third, private and public sector organisations that, through their everyday work, illustrate that they are global citizens and help to make Cumbria a Beacon of Global Citizenship.
The Green Place project focuses on connecting people with nature by focusing on deep connection to ‘place’, nature restoration and nature-based solutions. The project empowers young people as agents of change within their communities, inspiring them to take action through nature-based community projects to enhance biodiversity, heritage and engagement with the natural environment.