The Reconditioning Fund

Active Cumbria secured investment from Public Health England to help meet the aims of Live Longer Better in Cumbria. The Reconditioning Fund was launched in November 2022 and is a source of funding to achieve the goals of Live Longer Better in Cumbria.

Any interested applicants will be invited to complete the Live Longer Better eLearning programme devised by Sir Muir Gray with Learning with the Experts:

On completion of the eLearning, Active Cumbria officers will work with local providers to identify suitable projects to recondition Older Adults, primarily those who live in the priority places identified in our Implementation Plan, as well as others that will reach a wider audience too. Deployment of the fund will run to coincide with the end of our 5 year strategic plan in 2026.

Investment will also be made into training and development of health professionals and physical activity and movement providers in relation to the benefits of activity (physical, cognitive and emotional) for Older Adults as well as tackling ageism.

Expressions of Interest for the Reconditioning Fund will open again early May 2024. The fund will operate across 2 application windows for the financial year April 2024 - March 2025 as follows:

Application Deadline        

Award Panel Decision     

Projects to be commenced by

28 February 2024

27 March 2024

31 May 2024

30 October 2024

27 November 2024

31 January 2025

Applications to the Reconditioning Fund are limited to £5,000 per application.

For information about a variety of local and national funding sources, look at our funding pages and sign up to our funding newsletter here