Our partner local authorities and other local bodies provide a range of funding that may be available to support projects inside the National Park: The Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) provides a range of funding for a range of local projects. The National Park Authority set up the Trust as an independent registered charity in 1997. Since then the Trust has helped to deliver projects worth over £20 million in the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas. North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership work with public and private sector partners to deliver economic improvement and change across York, North Yorkshire and East Riding. Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership provides a strategic lead in all activities contributing to the growth and vibrancy of the county’s economy and takes positive action, using the skills, capability and networks of its partners. South Lakeland District Council provides funding to address the needs of local communities. Craven District Council Community Grants Scheme awards grants to local groups for projects which benefit the local community. Richmondshire District Council offers grants to assist small businesses and communities in the Richmondshire area. Eden District Council Community Fund offers grants for community projects and events that benefit the residents of communities in Eden.