The aim of this Grant Programme is to ensure that vulnerable people within Lincolnshire have improved access to food and are not adversely affected by any form of isolation from the broader community due to health-related vulnerabilities during the 2020 Covid-19 global pandemic.

Small Grants Scheme

The project supplies small grants of up to £5,000 to food banks, larders, and other and groups in Lincolnshire supporting those in food need. Interested organisations and groups should complete the application form here: Small Grants Application

Funding will be available in two phases:

  • Applications to Phase 1 will be open from Wednesday 14th October 2020 – Wednesday 9th December 2020.
  • Applications to Phase 2 will be open from Thursday 10th December 2020 – Wednesday 10th March 2021.

Support with your Grant Application

If you need support to complete your application, please contact: foodgrants@bishopg.ac.uk We will be happy to help you.

For further details and guidance on eligibility and monitoring information, please see here:

Eligibility & Funding Guidance

Monitoring Requirements

Individual Grants Scheme:

An individual grants scheme is also available to support individuals whose food needs are associated with a lack of white goods for food or a need for utility bill/arrears support. The individual grants scheme is only available to those who have been referred into the scheme through specified referral pathways. We will be happy to help referrers support individuals in making their applications.

The Individual Grant Application/Referral Form for this element of the scheme can be accessed here