Tesco bags of help programme update May 2017

8 May 2017

Update from Jane Halladay, Development Manager and Tesco Bags of Help Enabler at Groundwork:

"On 20 February the scheme changed its remit slightly, see below for key changes:

  • Voting will now take place over a two-month period starting 1 March 2017 (we are now in May/June voting round)
  • Funding amounts have changed – the maximum you can now apply for is £4,000, if you come 2nd you will still receive up to £2,000 and if you come 3rd you will still receive up to £1,000.
  • Project criteria have changed and now you can apply for funding for the following: 
    • Improvements to community buildings
    • Improvements to outdoor spaces
    • Buying new kit or equipment
    • Training coaches and volunteers
    • Hosting community events
    • Supporting seasonal activities 
  • The application form has been simplified.
  • The project is still open to applications at any time.


Take a look at the new website and read the guidance notes.

Complete the eligibility quiz to get the application form.

There are no deadlines for this grants programme.


Answers to frequently asked questions are available, telephone 0121 237 5780 or email tescobagsofhelp@groundwork.org.uk

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