FOOD FOR LIFE "GET TOGETHERS" GRANTS

Grants up to £150 are available for UK not-for-profit organisations to put on events in which good food brings people of all ages together, strengthens communities, reduced the risk of loneliness and social isolation and encourages more people to eat healthily. Get Togethers must take place between Saturday 18 October (World Food Day) and Tuesday 16 November 2021.

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o Application deadline: Wednesday 8 September 2021 at 5pm.

o Funder: The Soil Association (the Soil Association Limited is registered as a charity, number 206862 (England and Wales – although it’s not listed on the Charity Commission website) and number SC039168 (Scotland – which is listed on the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator) and is a company limited by guarantee, number 00409726).

o Who can apply: locally based UK not-for profit-organisations.

The purpose of Food for Life Get Togethers is to use the power of good food, which is seen as a great way to break down barriers and bring people together, to connect people of all ages and from different backgrounds to get more people eating healthily, strengthen communities and reduce the experience of loneliness and social isolation.

Activities/events can be virtual or take place in person. Get Togethers events with people from households or a specific neighbourhood will need to apply for the grant through a not-for-profit group that has its own bank account. 

Grants can contribute to the tools and materials required to bring a community together and get Food for Life Get Togethers up and running.

Grants are available for projects that:

o Are community-led and which bring people together.
o Are focused on a Cook and Share activity and scheduled to take place in 
Cook and Share Month (16th October-16th November 2021).
o Have the potential to be long-term.
o Include people from disadvantaged and diverse communities.
o Reduce the experience of loneliness or social isolation, 
and
o Encourage a positive attitude to ageing and diversity.

To apply, not-for-profits groups must first register their activity and then complete the grant application form.

Further information, guidance and details about how to apply is available on the Food for Life Get Togethers webpage.

The application deadline is Wednesday 8th September 2021 at 5pm.

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