Funding: Tesco Bags of Help Scheme

Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised by the carrier bag charge in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community projects across the UK. The projects must meet the criteria of bringing benefits to the community.

Bags of Help is always open for applications from charities and community organisations. Applications are assessed by Groundwork to ensure they are eligible. In areas where application numbers are high, Tesco colleagues will shortlist the projects to determine which go forward to the customer vote.

Three community projects in each local area will be voted on by customers in Tesco stores throughout the UK, with projects changing every other month. Following the vote, the project that received the most votes in its area will receive a grant of up to £4,000, second place receiving up to £2,000 and third place up to £1,000.

More details on the

The deadline for applications is 22 January 2018

For general queries about the grant scheme, contact the South West Community Enabler, Rebecca Herringshaw at rebecca.herringshaw@groundwork.org.uk  or call 07736 132 696

Source: Chippenham Our Community Matters

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