Covid Funding: For food aid charities

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Defra Fund to Support Frontline Food Aid Charities

Defra have launched a one-off £3.45m COVID-19 Food Charities Grant Fund to help front-line food aid charities continue their work in providing food to vulnerable people during the current crisis.

Grants of between £30,000 and £100,000 per organisation being made available to front-line food charities who:

  • are unable to meet an increased demand for food from vulnerable individuals or supporting charities
  • have capacity to distribute all of the food purchased under this grant by 9 August 2020

The funding is to be used to provide for people:

  • who are unable to afford food
  • who have moved into temporary accommodation as a result of COVID-19

For more information on how to apply visit their website.

The deadline for bids is 6 July 2020 (12 noon).

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