Tesco Food Insecurity Grant

Tesco are looking for applications from local community groups and schools across the regions of Wales to apply for funding; with a focus on young persons and families or food poverty and food insecurity.
 
The grant is open to all registered charities and not-for-profit organisations and schools, with priority given to projects that provide support to young people and food and growing projects.
 
Grants are awarded through a public vote in store, the 1st place project will be awarded a maximum available amount of £1500, with £1000 and £500 also available for 2nd and 3rd places. 
 
If you would like to apply please click here to find the online application form.
 
The guidance and advice for the grant is here

Grants of up to £50,000 available for Community Projects (UK)

Aviva has launched the next round of its Community Fund. Aviva has teamed up with the fundraising platform Crowdfunder to offer funding of up to £50,000 to small charities, schools and community interest groups in the UK with innovative ideas that benefit their community. Every three months from January 2020 onwards, £250,000 will be split equally among Aviva’s UK employees to donate to the projects that matter to them most.  

Aviva wants to support projects that boost the resilience of communities in the face of uncertainty and will be supporting projects in two key areas: 

Climate Action: Promoting healthy, thriving communities by preventing, preparing for and protecting against the impacts of climate change. 

Financial Wellbeing: Helping people to take control of their wellbeing by giving them the tools to be more financially resilient and independent. 

 

To take part the project must also be raising funds to develop a new approach, product or technology, pilot a new scheme, implement a new initiative, or expand existing services to a new area or beneficiary group. All beneficiaries must be in the UK. 

Once applications have been submitted, applicants will need to create a fundraising page on Crowdfunder that Aviva employees can browse and donate funds to.  

 

Applicants can also showcase their projects to raise additional public donations. 

The next closing date for applications is the 1st February 2022. Click here for more information

Food For Life Get Togethers

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Grants of £150 are available to help you and the community take part in Plant and Share Month, which runs from 20th April – 20th May this year. You’ll be able to apply at the end of January and in the meantime you can find more details here