Tesco Bags of Help inviting applications from the Tesco Blairgowrie area

Applications are being invited for the Tesco Bags of Help Programme, including in the Blairgowrie store area.

Groups can apply directly, or they can contact to their local Community Enabler for guidance. For the Blairgowrie area, the contact is Rita Callander rita.callander@greenspacescotland.org.uk Tel 07825 678321

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 Greenspace  Scotland. The funding scheme is a rolling programme with no application deadlines but applications in this area are being encouraged to be submitted as soon as possible due to low numbers of applications to date.

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  http://bit.ly/bagsofhelp4

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