Due to a phenomenal demand for funding the Local Food programme is currently suspended to all NEW first stage applications. For further details please visit our Suspension FAQs page.
Grants from £2,000 up to £300,000 are being distributed amongst not-for-profit groups and organisations in England delivering projects that involve growing, processing, marketing and distributing local food; composting and raising awareness of the benefits of such activities.
Three levels of funding are (or have been) available through Local Food:
Between £2,000 to £10,000 is awarded for small grants.
Between £10,001 to £300,000 is awarded for main grants.
Between £300,001 to £500,000 was awarded for Beacon Grants’
Be inspired; visit our Project page for examples of some of the exciting projects that have already received funding from Local Food.