To mark 100 years of operating, Tesco has created the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grants scheme.
The funding is for projects in England, Scotland or Wales that provide a significant benefit to communities across their region, which are very large geographic areas and cover multiple counties, unitary authorities or boroughs. There are 23 regions across England.
Three community projects in each region will be voted on by customers in Tesco stores in two voting rounds:
Eligible applications that meet the programme criteria which do not have a Health and Wellbeing focus will be considered for a later funding round.
Community charity Groundwork is working in partnership with Tesco to deliver Bags of Help Centenary Grants. greenspace scotland support projects in Scotland.
The deadline for applications to the first voting period (July/August) is 19 April 2019. This round is for projects with a health and wellbeing theme. Priority will be given to projects focussing on cancer, heart disease and diabetes.