Tesco Community Fund

17 January 2017

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Tesco Community Fund is low on applications for funding so why not apply now and take advantage! The maximum amount to apply for is £5000. Projects are shortlisted and then voted for by the public every month with a first place award of £5000, second place award of £2000 and third place award of £1000.

What types of projects will Bags of Help fund?

Bags of Help will fund projects that deliver a physical environmental improvement or encourage the use and long-term sustainability of outdoor spaces.

Projects that would typically receive funding include (but are not limited to):

• Developing a nature trail in a local park or nature reserve

• Purchasing bee hives and seeding wildflower meadow on a community allotment

• Providing forest school sessions in a primary school for 12 months

• Developing a garden in a hospice, purchasing plants, benches and pergola

• Supporting artist in residence to work with the community to develop an art trail.

• Setting up a growing project for sheltered accommodation residents

• Supporting a gardening project which helps local isolated residents form a gardening club

• Supporting practical training for young people learning horticultural skills

• Funding a series of summer events in a local park

• Funding a programme of beach clean up events

• Repainting swings and play equipment in a park

• Supporting community run summer sports and leisure activities in parks.

• Helping to set up Britain in Bloom local group, buying plants, planters, spades etc.

• Developing a community garden or orchard

• Supporting local football club to buy nets, balls and coaching sessions for under 12's

Please also see the links below for more help

For more information visit the Groundwork website. 

Working in the most disadvantaged parts of the UK. We help people to create better places, to improve their prospects and to live and work in a greener way.