Funding available to tackle food poverty CLOSED

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From 26 October to 13 November food charities and other community organisations can apply for funding to support access to food and sustainable solutions to food poverty.

Organisations working in Bristol, B&NES, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire are invited to apply through Quartet Community Foundation.

Funded through Co-op shoppers

The funding has come through the Co-op which donated £1.5m to the National Emergencies Trust to tackle hunger. The money is being used to support local charities and community organisations that are addressing food poverty in the UK. The money was raised over the summer through purchases from the Co-op’s picnic range. This funding is now being distributed through the national network of community foundations using their local expertise.

Examples of what could be funded 

The types of programmes that this funding could support are, but not limited to:

What can be funded?

Funding can only go towards sustainable food poverty programmes which tackle Co-op’s funding priorities detailed below: 

Deadline for applications for the Co-op Covid Funding: 13 November.