Tesco Charity Trust

Date: 1st December 2010

Tesco Charity Trust gives grants to both national and local projects that support children and their education and welfare, elderly people and adults and children with disabilities.

There are two funding schemes - Community Awards and Larger Grant.

The Community Awards scheme gives grants of between £500 and £4,000 to local community groups in areas around Tesco stores. There are two rounds of funding every year for each category.

Applications for children's education and welfare grants should be made between 1 December and 31 January, or between 1 May and 30 June.

Grants for elderly people and adults and children with disabilities are open between 1 February and 31 March and between 1 August and 30 September.

Larger Grants are available to charities working on an international, national or regional basis and are for between £4,000 and £25,000.

Applications are considered three times a year.