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Tesco Bags of Help programme opens for 2020

Thu 9 Jan 2020

Grants are available to support a wide range of community groups, organisations, charities, schools and other not-for-profit organisations with capital improvement projects for local community greenspaces in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Three community projects in each local area will be voted on by customers in Tesco stores throughout the UK, with projects changing every three months (prior to 2020 it was every other month).

Following the vote, grants will be awarded as follows:

First place - up to £2,000.

Second place - up to £1,000.

Third place - up to £500.

The Bags of Help Grants Programme is funded by Tesco customers from the proceeds of the 5p charge for plastic carrier bags as a result of a Government carrier bag levy in England, Scotland and Wales. The programme is managed by Groundwork, an environmental charity, in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in partnership with greenspace Scotland in Scotland.

The funding is intended for not-for-profit organisations with projects that deliver physical environmental improvement and encourage the use and long-term sustainability of outdoor spaces.

For further details visit: https://tescobagsofhelp.org.uk/tesco-community-grants/