How we are funded

Appleby Emergency Response Group is a registered Charity.  Registered Charity Number 1186650.

Our funding comes from a combination of grants, donations, sponsorship and fund raising.

We need funding to cover our operational costs which include paying for a part-time Group Co-ordinator, providing personal protective equipment for our volunteers, undertaking disclosure and barring checks and organising volunteer training.

We also raise funds for specific projects such as the new flood siren which was funded by The Prince’s Countryside Fund, Appleby Rotary Club and the Frieda Scott Charitable Trust.

Donations to the Cumbria COVID-19 Response Fund

If you would like to make a donation in appreciation of the work Appleby Emergency Response Group is doing during the coronavirus outbreak we would ask that you consider donating to Cumbria Community Foundation’s Cumbria COVID-19 Response Fund.  We have already received grant from this fund that is supporting our work at this time.

Donations to Appleby Emergency Response Group

If you would like to make a donation directly to the Group please contact 07467 589238 or email to discuss.

Donations can be made by bank transfer or cheque.

Cheques to be made payable to “Appleby Emergency Response Group” and sent to Appleby Emergency Response Group c/o Greenhow, Dufton, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6NG.  Please indicate whether you wish the donation to be anonymous.

Gift Aid is a scheme that allows charities to reclaim tax on a donation made by a UK taxpayer, which means your donations will be worth 25% more to us at no extra cost to you. If you Gift Aid your donations we can claim back from the government 25p for every £1 you donate.

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Fund Raising

If you would like to raise funds on our behalf please contact 07467 589238 or email to discuss your ideas.

Fundraising Regulator

We are registered with the Fundraising Regulator.

The Fundraising Regulator is an independent, non-statutory body that regulates fundraising across the charitable sector in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They work in partnership with other regulators and the representative bodies in the charitable and fundraising sectors to build public confidence and ensure consistent fundraising standards across the UK.