Grants of £4,000 are available to UK not-for-profit organisations to develop Community Fridges (a space where everyone can share surplus food) across the United Kingdom.



o Application deadline: Monday 16 August 2021 at 9am.


o Who can apply: UK not-for-profit organisations with a bank account, particularly those that plan to provide a Community Fridge service in an area of high deprivation

Eligible applicants must:

1. Be setting up a new Community Fridge which has not yet opened, and
2. Establish the Community Fridge within 6 months and intend to sustain the project long-term.

The Hubbub Foundation is particularly interested in receiving applications from:

o Areas with a sparsity of Community Fridges (a map can be found on the Hubbub Foundation website).
o Areas where there is not an existing Community Fridge or similar food project within a two-mile radius of the proposed location.
o Areas with 
high levels of multiple deprivation
o Areas where the Community Fridge will be open to the entire community and not used for emergency food provision.
o Operating a fair and inclusive application process with equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of background, culture or race, 
o The applicant sees the potential to set up future food and environment-related projects.

Grants can be used for:

o Community Fridge volunteer expenses.
o Insurance for the Community Fridge.
o Print display materials.
o Purchasing fridge/freezer(s).
o Relevant training (food hygiene, safeguarding).
o Staffing costs for the Community Fridge, 
o Utilities relating to the Community Fridge (water, electricity).


Further information, guidance and an online application form is available on the Hubbub Foundation website.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 16 August 2021.

Where to find us

Llandrindod Wells Office

Unit 30
Ddole Road Industrial Estate
Llandrindod Wells

01597 822 191

Newtown Office

Plas Dolerw
Milford Road
SY16 2EH

01686 626 220

Get in touch


Cyflogwr Ystyriol / Mindful Employer
Trusted Charity