Vegetarian Society Grants
The Society is providing grants of funding for events and activities that attract those beginning their vegetarian journey, meat-reducers and the veggie-curious, but are inclusive of the wider vegetarian community.
There are two levels of funding in 2018:
Small grants of up to £200.
Large grants of up to £2,000. (Applicants will need to demonstrate how their activity will have a bigger impact.)
The funding is for events and activities that:
Take place during National Vegetarian Week 2018 (14-20 May) or in the two weeks before.
Promote National Vegetarian Week exclusively as the primary purpose of the funded activity.
Celebrate and promote delicious vegetarian food.
Are exclusively vegetarian or vegan. (Events cannot have non-vegetarian food or drink).
Examples of events and activities, could include, but are not limited to:
The grants could be used for:
Cookery demonstration materials.
Public liability insurance.
Direct costs in delivering the activity.
Applications will be accepted from:
Not for profit organisations in the UK (eg community groups, schools, social housing schemes, youth clubs, Cubs, Brownies, Scouts or Guides).
Informal groups of friends, parents or students.
Vegetarian groups, local network groups and student vegetarian and vegan societies (whether they are formally part of the Vegetarian Society network or not).
There are four application deadlines in 2018:
Round 1 Large Grants – 21 January.
Round 2 Large Grants – 25 February.
Round 1 Small Grants – 25 February.
Round 2 Small Grants – 22 April.
Essential eligibility criteria: