Good Food Grants

Grants available for: community projects that aim to improve the health, skills and confidence of local residents though healthy eating, increased cookery skills and food growing
Size of grants given: Up to £850
Next deadline: 10th March 2017

Aims of Fund

To improve the health, skills and confidence of local residents though healthy eating, increased cookery skills and food growing.

Who can apply

Community projects that aim to improve the health, skills and confidence of local residents though healthy eating, increased cookery skills and food growing.

How much and what can you apply for

Up to £850 for:

  • Community growing projects that want to do cooking, growing and healthy eating activities with adults with learning disabilities or adults with experience of homelessness, mental health issues, abuse and addiction
  • Community projects focused on Cooking and/or shared meals for people experiencing poverty, particularly:
    • Disabled people (including people with learning disabilities) and people experiencing long term physical or mental ill health
    • Large families, single parent families and families with disabled children
    • Working people on a low income, especially younger working age people
    • Vulnerable adults – including some older people – who are isolated or digitally excluded – or who are experiencing transition e.g. bereavement/ becoming ill/ leaving hospital and people moving from homelessness, offending or addiction
    • 16-25 year olds who are vulnerably housed and care leavers
    • BME people and migrants who have limited recourse to funds

How to apply

Fill in an application form and return it by 2pm on 10th March. You can download the application form and guidance notes from their website.

They will be holding advice appointments for prospective applicants on Mon 23rd January from 3 – 7pm at the Brighthelm Centre.

If you have any queries, to book an appointment or to get further funding advice on local funds suitable for food projects please contact Helen Starr-Keddle, Harvest Development Officer on 01273 431700.

Deadlines for application

2pm, 10th March 2017. Grants will be awarded by 25th April 2017.

Contact details

Helen Starr-Keddle
Harvest Development Officer
Brighton & Hove Food Partnership
The Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton, BN1 1YD
01273 431700
helen@bhfood.org.uk
http://bhfood.org.uk/funding

Date & initials

5/1/17 RR