Ware Town Council

Serving the Local Community

Tesco Bags of Help – COVID-19

Tesco Bags of Help COVID19 Communities Fund is now open to accept applications.

 Tesco Bags of Help is responding to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis by setting up a new short-term fund to support local communities. Due to the need to respond quickly to the emergency Tesco have created a streamlined application process and payment process to make it easier to get funds distributed quickly. If your application is successful the fund will provide a single payment award of £500 to organisations who are supporting vulnerable groups. The programme is set up to support organisational need in this time of crisis rather than fund specific projects.

Eligible organisations

Typically, the fund will prioritise organisations;

  • whose need for services has been disrupted – for example a food bank  whose stocks are running low and need an immediate donation to enable the food bank to restock.
  • require to put in place new services – for example charities setting up a new home service for the elderly who usually attend a monthly lunch club or a charity needing to set up a telephone service to support beneficiaries.
  • Increased demand –  a holiday hunger club needs more resources due to schools closing, or a children’s centre needs an additional temporary staff member.

Please visit the Tesco Bags of Help website to apply and for further information about the scheme:  https://tescobagsofhelp.org.uk/tesco-cv-fund/

If you are interested in funding but are unsure if your project is a ‘priority’ I am pleased to let you know that the Tesco Bags of Help Scheme continues to be open for applications.  Please see the Tesco Bags of Help website for further information on the scheme including how to apply;