Apply now for Tesco community grant

Community groups across Oban can apply now to get funding from Tesco

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Tesco is encouraging charities and community groups in Oban to apply for funding for local projects that matter to them.

The newly-rebranded Tesco Community Grants scheme will award grants to charities and community organisations whose focus is on helping children and families access the food and support they need for a good start in life.

Eligible projects will include breakfast or holiday lunch clubs, food banks, youth clubs or schools.

From July, three community groups in Oban will be selected to receive votes from the public to decide which project receives the most funding.

Funding pots of £500, £1000 and £1500 will be available for the shortlisted projects, and Tesco customers will be able to choose which one receives the most funding by voting in store every time they shop.

Originally launched in 2016 as Bags of Help, the scheme has supported over 36,000 community groups with more than £86million in grants since 2016, including 2,000 sports teams and 1,400 groups supporting vulnerable older people.

In 2020 alone, more than 10,000 groups were awarded grants of over £7.9m by Tesco throughout the UK.

To apply for a Tesco Community Grant, visit https://tescocommunitygrants.org.uk/