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 8th year. Over the last 7 years it has supported 216 projects around the city. Funded projects last year included a new fare-share distribution point in Bevendean, a microwave cooking course for older people at St John’s to help tackle food poverty and a new polytunnel for a group at Stanmer working with vulnerable adults.
Good Food Grants is now open to applications.
Community organisations and schools are invited to apply for grants of up to £800 for food projects in Brighton & Hove. The deadline for applications is Friday 7th Feb 2014. Grants will be awarded by 30 March 2014 and must be used for work that takes place between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015.
This year our five main outcomes for the grants will be
The main beneficiary groups this year will be:
We will be holding an information evening for prospective applicants on Thurs 28th Nov from 6 – 8pm at the Brighthelm Centre.
We will also be hosting a drop-in session for applicants who would like some help with their application on Thurs 7th January.
If you have any queries or to book a place on the information evening or drop-in session, please contact Helen Starr-Keddle, Harvest Development Officer, on 01273 431700.
If you are a school you may want to apply for the School Food Equipment Grant.
You may also be interested in downloading the Harvest bi-monthly funding update which contains a list of local and national funders suitable for food projects. Or download the list of Good Food Grants recipients from 2013-14