Direct Food Support Fund

Page updated on: 18/04/2024

The objective of the fund is to support initiatives that tackle food poverty within Carmarthenshire. This fund is solely a capital fund and aimed at supporting an increased number of people facing food poverty by extending community food production and provision across Carmarthenshire.

Examples of eligible purchases include:

  • Kitchen Furniture - e.g. Kitchen Cabinets, Units, Worktops
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Cooking equipment - e.g. Cookers, Slow Cookers
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Storage for dried/canned goods
  • Community Growing Projects

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.

Organisations can apply for a maximum of £5,000 and a minimum of £1,000 up to 100% of total project costs. Match funding is not required.

The fund is open for applications from 18 April 2024 with a deadline for submission of 5pm on 8 May 2024. Applications will then be assessed and if successful, projects will be able to commence from the end of May 2024.

Applicants must contact the Bureau on 01269 590216 or alternatively via e-mail to register your project and obtain an Application Form.