Tesco award grants each year in around 400 Tesco regions to make sure the funding is spread evenly across England, Wales and Scotland*. In total the Bags of Help programme supports thousands of projects each year.
Because there is major demand for grants, Groundwork assesses all of the applications received and then provides a shortlist of the applications received for a Tesco Shortlisting Group to agree three successful projects to forward to a vote in Tesco stores.
Tesco customers vote over two weekends in their store for their favourite shortlisted local project. Grants are then awarded as follows:
- 1st place in Tesco customer vote: £12,000 grant
- 2nd place in Tesco customer vote: £10,000 grant
- 3rd place in Tesco customer vote: £8,000 grant
More information can be found here
What would you apply for a grant for in Nonsuch Park, Cheam Park, Cheam Rec or Warren Farm. What new facility would you like added?