Tesco & Co-Op Local Funds Available

Tescos and Co-Op have recently opened out their local community funds and are requesting organisations to submit their applications as soon as possible. Details below:

Tesco Community Grant Scheme

This has been relaunched and rebranded, with a focus on ‘food insecurity, food banks, holiday hunger projects’ and ‘children, young people and families’. Shortlisted projects go into Tesco stores and are voted on by customers. The grants awards are £1,500 for 1st Place, £1000 for 2nd and £500 for 3rd.

All applications must be done online here and projects are encouraged to apply asap.

Groundwork are helping to coordinate the scheme and can be contacted with any questions:

  • East of England: Sarah Holloway - Sarah.Holloway@groundwork.org.uk

  • North West: Dan Ellis - Dan.Ellis@groundwork.org.uk

  • South of England: Richard Younger-Ross - richard.younger-ross@groundwork.org.uk

  • All other areas: Julie Bustos - julie.bustos@groundwork.org.uk

Co-Op Local Community Fund

Applications are now open for projects that

  • enable people to access food and co-operate together to feed everyone

  • help improve people’s mental wellbeing

  • offer young people opportunities to develop new skills and make a difference in their community

The deadline for applications is 30th May. Find out more and apply here.