The Co-op’s Local Community Fund provides grants for small, locally based voluntary and community groups to supports projects which benefit local communities around Co-op food stores and funeral homes across the UK.
The fund is financed by the new membership scheme which gives a 5% rewards to shoppers’ on their purchases of own-brand products and services. This includes and additional 1% to be given to local causes of their choice.
While there is no fixed minimum or maximum amount that can be awarded, communities will usually receive £4000 – £6000 to share between three causes. Payments will be made in April 2020 and November 2020.
Full details: https://www.coop.co.uk/local-causes