Co-op Local Community Fund open

Co-op Local Community Fund is now open for grant applications. The grants focus on:

  • Enable people to access food and co-operate together to feed everyone

  • Community Fridges, Cooking lessons/clubs, Holiday or breakfast clubs

  • Allotment or community gardens, community transport schemes, upskilling communities around nutrition

  • Offer young people opportunities to develop new skills and make a difference in their community

  • Employability skills courses

  • Youth forums or groups, enhancing education skills

  • Projects involving intergenerational skill sharing, young people learning essential life skills

  • Help improve people's mental wellbeing

  • Emotional wellbeing support sessions, building social connections

  • Sports activities, bereavement projects

  • Mental health support and services

To be eligible, you must have one of the following:

Your organisations charity, HMRC or equivalent registration number OR a constitutional document proving it's a not-for-profit group.

Applications are made on Co-operate online community centre. This platform will allow you to apply to the local community fund, and promote your group on Co-operate and offer support beyond the funding.

check out the information here