• 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

  • Funding for hall improvements. Involve you in the village

    Jane Launchberry

    Appleby Transport Group

    22/01/2020

  • Phew!!! Someone who understands. Thank You!

    Sue Nicholls

    Rookhow Quaker Meeting House & Bunkbarn

    06/02/2020

  • It puts me in touch with support and others involved with village halls

    Gavin Young

    Temple Sowerby Victory Hall

    31/01/2020

  • Supporting communities across Cumbria, especially in rural areas

    Ellen Clements

    Cumbria Community Foundation

    07/02/2020

  • It provides links to the other organisations and village halls, and it provides specialist advice and information

    Paul Diggle

    Wetheral Community Association

    14/02/2020

  • Interaction. Information sharing

    Michael McVeigh

    Copeland Borough Council

    17/01/2020

Latest News

What Would ‘Good’ Look Like For Rural Services Under Local Government Reorganisation

What Would ‘Good’ Look Like For Rural Services Under Local Government Reorganisation

27th November 2020

ACTion with Communities in Cumbria is running a survey to collect views on what ‘good’ could look like if local government re-organisation...

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Winners of Plates of Kindness Competition Announced

Winners of Plates of Kindness Competition Announced

18th November 2020

In celebration of kindness across the county ACTion with Communities in Cumbria- the rural and community development charity for Cumbria - ran a...

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Image: diagram showing ACT’s activities