The Children’s Health Fund was set up by Jamie Oliver and Sustain in August 2015. It encourages restaurants to put a 10p levy on non-alcoholic soft drinks with added sugar and the money raised is used to support programmes and schemes aimed at improving children’s health and food education.
What is available?
Grants of between £500 and £5,000 are available for projects that promote or provide access to drinking water in public spaces that children and young people use.
Who can apply?
Lots of different organisations can apply for a grant including schools, registered charities, hospitals, charitable incorporated organisations, housing associations, community groups, local authorities and churches.
How do I apply?
There is a pre-qualification checklist to complete on the Children’s Health Fund website. If you qualify, you will be asked to register your details in order to access the application form and guidance notes.
The deadline for completed applications is Friday 1st April 2016 at midday.