The Tesco Charity Trust Community Awards Scheme provides one-off donations of between £500 and £4,000 to local projects that support children and their education and welfare, elderly people and adults and children with disabilities.
Previous projects supported have included:
- Part funding to purchase minibuses
- Befriending schemes
- Luncheon clubs
- Day trips / social trips – for elderly / disabled people
- Sensory garden or room projects
- Outdoor classrooms
The Tesco Charity Trust Trustees also consider grant applications at their tri-annual meetings. These grants range between £4,000 and £25,000 and are to support local, national or international projects in areas where Tesco operate.
Applications for grants for children and their education and welfare should be made between the 1st May and the 30th June.
Applications for grants for elderly people and adults and children with disabilities should be made between the 1st August and the 30th September.