• ACT champions community and rural issues

    ACT champions community and rural issues

  • Plan for their future

    ACT supports communities to: Plan for their future

  • Develop projects

    ACT supports communities to: Develop projects

  • Work with others

    ACT supports communities to: Work with others

  • Influence and change policy

    ACT supports communities to: Influence and change policy

  • We look forward to meeting you at one of our events

    We look forward to meeting you at one of our events

ACT - supporting communities since 1948

ACT is the rural and community development charity for Cumbria. We champion community and rural issues and support communities to:

What people say about ACT

  • ACT values and supports local people whilst enabling the development of resilience in individuals and the community

    Karen Dutton

    NHS North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board

  • Provides valuable information and advice for any group planning a project in Cumbria. An excellent bank of resources available. Friendly and helpful staff team with substantial knowledge and...

    Caronne Field

    St Thomas' Crosscrake Community Hub

  • They are always there when you need them with up todate advice and help

    Chris Battersby

    Eamont Village Hall

  • It’s a fantastic organisation doing important work and the staff are exceptional!

    Julia Wilson

  • Many thanks for the info - I don’t know how we would have managed without your guidance!

    Gay Kelly

    Community Hall at Grizebeck

  • Good advice is always available. We have benefitted greatly over the last 3 years from the support given by ACT

    Anne Holroyd

    Kirkby-in-Furness Community Centre

Latest News

Come and work with us!

Come and work with us!

5th February 2024

Come and work for ACT.  We are recruiting a Support and Development Officer to support the team and get involved in some development...

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Image: diagram showing ACT’s activities