Good Food Grants is a funding programme that awards small grants for community projects that aim to improve the health, skills and confidence of local residents though healthy eating, increased cookery skills and food growing.
Good Food Grants is now celebrating its 9th year. Over the last 8 years it has supported 240 projects around the city. Funded projects last year included supporting a community allotment for families with disabled children, a cookery group in a homeless hostel and a cookery project with parents and children at a youth centre.
Good Food Grants is now open to applications.
Community organisations are invited to apply for grants of up to £500 for food projects in Brighton & Hove. The deadline for applications is Friday 6th March 2015.
Grants will be awarded by 20th April 2015
This year they will only be funding projects that involve:
- Cooking, growing and healthy eating activities
- Improving accessibility at community gardens
Applicants need to be working with adults over 16 who are:
- Vulnerable adults (especially people with learning disabilities or those with experience of homelessness, mental health issues, abuse and addiction)
- Adults with physical disabilities
They are holding a drop-in for prospective applicants on Tues 20th Jan from 3 – 7pm
at the Brighthelm Centre.
If you have any queries, to book a place on the drop-in session or to get further funding advice on local fund suitable for food projects please contact Helen Starr-Keddle, Harvest Development Officer, on 01273 431700
To download the application form please go here: http://bhfood.org.uk/funding