Food Scheme Grant

Food Schemes Grant Guidelines

Gwynedd Council has received a revenue grant to support community food and feeding schemes


Food Revenue Grant

We invite applications for grant funding towards community food and feeding schemes that fulfill one or more of the following : -


  • Responding to increased demand for emergency food from residents (emergency free food packages)
  • Supporting people to have access to healthy and affordable food (e.g. residents accessing lunch / supper clubs for a small fee or donation; FareShare food boxes and parcels for a donation)
  • Respond to increased demand for essential goods by residents
  • Respond to rising costs of running a community food / food bank provision
  • Reduce and redistribute food waste


Eligible expenditure items may include the following (but this is not an exhaustive list): -

  • Revenue - Purchase of supplies of food and essential goods (to ensure adequate supply for maintaining a food bank)
  • Revenue - contribution towards costs of running a food bank / community food schemes
  • Revenue - contribution towards the running of feeding schemes (lunch / supper clubs)
  • Revenue - running costs, coordinating, and managing projects
  • Revenue - the cost of FareShare membership
  • Revenue - training costs for food project volunteers


Maximum grant available

  • We will consider applications up to  £3,000


How to apply

Applications are invited from community groups, charities, community and town councils, and voluntary organisations. Send your application to  –

Application Form


Closing date

There is no deadline the grant programme will run until the funds run out.


Help with your application

Gwynedd Council officers are available to provide you with guidance. The details of these area officers are below:


Bro Peris, Bro Lleu, /Nantlle/Bro Ffestiniog Area

Caernarfon, / Bangor a Bro Ogwen Area 

Pwllheli a Penllŷn

Bro Dysynni, Ardudwy & Dolgellau area

Bala Penllyn, Rhydymain & Dinas Mawddwy

Porthmadog & Phenryn