Funding from Tesco Bags of Help

6 July 2018

Do you have a local community group that Benefits the Community and needs funding in and around the Thurso and NW area?

15355633_333977620321353_5208137125801565211_nThe Tesco Bags of Help grant scheme is permanently open for applications from a wide range of community groups, schools, local authorities and organisations. Bags of Help sees the money raised by the single use bag charge in Tesco stores in Scotland open for a great range of projects that support community activities.

Projects that get the green light as a result of the funding includes volunteer training, physical improvements of open spaces, equipment purchases, community events and sports and leisure activities.

Following a public vote in Tesco stores, three projects in each of the 70 Scottish Tesco regions will receive a grant every second month, with first place receiving up to £4K, second place up to £2K and third place up to £1K.

Bags of Help is administered by Groundwork, working in Scotland with greenspace scotland.

Full eligibility criteria and detailed application guidance is available online here:

We have a team of Community Enablers that can provide support or advice when submitting your application. Find their details: