Community Food Organisation Grant

About Community Food Organisation Grants

This grant is designed to provide or assist in providing food for communities. 

We are offering grants of up to £750 for capital or revenue to support organisations that are providing or assisting in the provision of food to support communities in the Cherwell District.


Applications must be from organisations that are providing or assisting in the provision of food for residents of Cherwell.

The grant programme is open to not-for-profit organisations only. 

The grants are not available to individuals or for profit making commercial enterprises.

The following categories of applicant are NOT eligible to apply:-

  • Individuals
  • Private businesses
  • Religious bodies where the monies will be used for religious purposes or religious buildings
  • Political parties or political lobbying

Applicant organisations must have a written constitution and bank account in the name of the organisation and provide audited accounts.

Application and conditions

Please read the terms and conditions for grant funding before completing the application form.

Application form

Assessment and award

Grants will be assessed and awarded on a rolling basis until the budget has been spent.

Where there are a high number of good quality applications, the Council may take other issues into account.

Applicants will be notified within four weeks from the date of receipt of the application form by the Council.

Copies of supplier invoices or other supporting documentation will be required to evidence your claim.  CDC will not pay third parties or the applicant’s staff, contractors or suppliers direct.   

Contact and advice

If you have any queries regarding the eligibility criteria or the application process or you cannot complete an electronic form please