Applications for the Tesco Bags of Help Programme are invited in the Tesco Ellon, Blairgowrie, Monifeith and Oban store area.
For Ellon, Blairgowrie and Monifeith – contact Rita Callander
Tel 07825 678321
For Oban – contact Tamara Hedderwick
Tel 07825 671968
Groups can apply for funding between £1000 and £4000 for projects that bring benefits to the community.The fund is administered by Groundwork, working in Scotland with ourselves, greenspace scotland. The funding scheme is a rolling programme with no application deadlines but, since these areas are cold spots, we would like to support groups to apply as soon as possible.
Eligible projects include but are not limited to:
- development of and activity in outdoor spaces
- purchase of items such as sports kits, camping equipment, tools or specialised medical equipment
- improvements to community buildings
- seasonal events and activities
Tesco Bags of Help can provide up to £4000 for projects who are a constituted community group, school, charity, community council, local authority, public body or not for profit organisation.
Following a public vote in Tesco stores every two months, three projects in each of the local Tesco store areas will receive a grant, with first place receiving up to £4000, second place up to £2000 and third place £1000.
The application has to be completed on-line following this link https://www.groundwork.org.uk
We are here to assist groups in the process including tips to complete the application.