COVID-19 Emergency Surplus Food Grant award recipients

As part of the UK Government's collaborative response to supporting key infrastructure throughout this difficult time, Defra has made available £5m through the Resource Action Fund administered by WRAP. The most recent recipients of the COVID-19 Emergency Surplus Food Grant are listed below.

Phase 1

WRAP has approached a target list of small redistribution organisations who have previously applied to the fund to ascertain their immediate need for potential funding support.

Recipient

Location

Total award

Food AWARE CIC

Rotherham

£10,000

Bind Food Waste Innovation CIC

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

£9,734

UKHarvest Limited

Chichester

£10,000

Food for Nought

Peterborough

£10,000

Soul Foundation

Norwich

£10,000

Nigerian Community Association Aylesbury

Aylesbury

£8,230

Compliments of the House

London

£10,000

Giving World

Leicester

£10,000

Shrewsbury Food Hub

Shrewsbury

£9,785

The Port Grocery

Ellesmere Port

£8,994

Big Help Project

Knowsley

£10,000

Rock Foundation UK Ltd

Grimsby

£8,806

Shildon Alive

Shildon

£9,200

North Tyneside Disability Forum

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

£9,866

South Derbyshire CVS

Swadlincote

£8,751

ENYP

Norwich

£5,500

FoodCycle

Birmingham

£9,810

Best Before Cafe

Letchworth Garden City

£10,000

Action Homeless (Leicester) Ltd

Leicester

£9,966

Food in Community

Totnes

£7,054

Nuneaton & Bedworth Healthy Living Network

Nuneaton

£9,765

Refuse C.I.C

Durham

£5,795

The Real Junk Food Project Brighton C.I.C.

Brighton

£10,000

Inn Churches ***

Bradford

£10,000

Northampton Hope Centre

Northampton

£10,000

Norwich FoodHub C.I.C.

Norwich

£6,060

   

 

Phase 2

Provides funding opportunities for small surplus food redistributors.

Recipient

Location

Award

Acts of Random Caring CIC (ARC CIC)

Wolverhampton

£9,924

Westview Community Association

Fleetwood

£5,919

Eudaimonia

Gainsborough

£6,137

The Brick

Wigan

£8,000

Real Deal Plus 

Ashington, Northumberland

£6,548

Bin Cooking Ltd. (operating as 'The Food Works')

Sheffield

£10,000

Fenham Association of Residents

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

£10,000

Aspire Wrestling Alliance Limited

Birmingham

£6,800

Liverpool Homeless Football Club

Liverpool

£9,500

PLS Food Foundation

Liverpool

£9,340

South Lakeland Action on Climate Change

Kendal

£5,840

The Moses Project

Stockton-on-Tees

£9,985

Zinthiya Ganeshpanchan Trust

Leicester

£7,270

The Zink Project CIO

Buxton

£7,920

Poole Community Exchange

Poole

£9,000

Friends of Eastwoods Park

Chesterfield

£9,839

The Matthew Tree Foundation

Bristol

£10,000

Dawdon Youth and Community Centre  

Dawdon, Seaham

£6,848

Urban Outreach (Bolton)

Bolton

£10,000

Mandalay Wellbeing CIC

Great Yarmouth

£6,860

One Can Trust

High Wycombe

£6,000

Open Kitchen MCR CIC

Manchester

£10,000

Shoreline Church

Southport

£5,110

Henderson Trust

Norwich

£8,000

Rosmini Centre Wisbech

Wisbech

£6,160

 UEW/Copperdale Trust

Manchester

£5,783

The Emerald Centre

Bedford

£5,920

Lancaster Community Club C.I.C. (Eggcup)

Lancaster

£10,000

The Hornbeam Centre

London

£7,768

Gloucestershire Gateway Trust

Gloucester

£5,035

Mid Surrey Community Fridges CIC

Dorking

£5,465

YMCA Bedfordshire

Bedford

£8,362

Building Futures East Limited

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

£9,509

The Phoenix Resource Centre (Northampton) Limited

Harlow

£10,000

Active Tees Valley CIC

Middlesborough

£8,410

The Cedarwood Trust

North Shields

£8,491

CHAOS Cornwall CIC

Truro

£5,648

Manorfield Charitable Foundation

London

£9,951

Rukhsana Khan Foundation

London

£9,950

Cultivate Cornwall C.I.C.

Bodmin

£9,400

Feed the Hungry UK

Leicester

£9,850

Birmingham Care Group

Birmingham

£9,891

Café Abundance The Real Junk Food Project Torpoint & Rame CIC

Plymouth

£9,450

Horsham Matters Limited

Horsham

£5,716

S2 Food Poverty Network

Sheffield

£5,000

Liverpool Lighthouse Limited

Liverpool

£9,948

Middleport Matters Community Trust

Stoke-on-Trent

£5,080

NewStarts ***

Bromsgrove

£8,758

Caring for Communities and People

Cheltenham

£9,987

The Gaskell Garden Project CIC ***

Manchester

£9,080

The Birchwood Centre (West Lancashire Crisis and Information Centre)

Skelmersdale

£6,600

Hemmingwell Community and Skills Centre CIO

Wellingborough

£7,400

The Bede Foodbank (Newcastle West End Foodbank) ***

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

£5,000

SSRKCC (Shree Shree Radha Krishna Cultural Centre)

Coventry

£5,000

Devon and Cornwall Food Action

Devon

£9,505

Bethany Community Outreach

Birmingham

£7,540

Snowdrop Doula Community Interest Company

Lancashire

£5,600

Revivify Community Interest Company

Croydon

£8,337

Healthy Me Healthy Communities

Manchester

£10,000

Food and Education Enterprise CIC

Derby

£8,000

Rotherfield St Martin

Rotherfield

£5,000

Angel Hands (Foundation) (aka My Yard)

Harrow

£10,000

Grand Union Vineyard Church***

Milton Keynes

£7,317

Grassroots Enterprise for Social Inclusion and Poverty Relief/ GESIPR

Leeds

£9,600

Daylight Centre Fellowship

Wellingborough

£7,115

Veterans Response C.I.C ***

South Shields

£10,000

Root-and-Branch Out***

Rutland

£8,875

Hope For Food***

Bournemouth

£5,664

Pye Green Christian Centre - Cannock and District Foodbank

Cannock

£10,000

North Enfield Foodbank

Enfield

£9,545

Age UK East London ***

London

£9,500

Homeless Support Project

Leigh

£7,995

Edible London CIC***

Wood Green

£10,000

Newquay Foodbank

Newquay

£7,852

Pembroke College Settlement (Pembroke House) ***

London

£7,633

St Leonards Youth and Community Centre

Sefton

£6,736

The River House Trust ***

London

£7,528

OsNosh CIC***

Owestry

£5,078

The Great Yarmouth Pathway ***

Great Yarmouth

£10,000

The Real Junk Food Project - Twickenham C.I.C. (TRJFP) ***

Twickenham

£7,248

Truro Foodbank ***

Truro

£8,536

Fare Divide***

Rustington

£6,986

The PCC of the Ecclesiastical Parish of Holy Trinity, Blacon ***

Chester 

£10,000

Chance (Community Help and Neighbourly Care for Everyone)

Sunderland

£5,000

Restore Hope ***

Chesham

£9,951

Lighthouse Community Centre ***

Liskeard

£9,000

Aylesbury Vineyard Church (Storehouse)

Aylesbury

£5,955

Good Shepherd Services

Wolverhampton

£9,340

QPG Community & Sports Hub ***

London

£8,246

West Suffolk Vineyard Church / Storehouse Foodbank ***

 Bury St Edmunds

£7,601

Noor Food Bank ***

Preston

£6,600

Treverbyn Community Hall ***

St Austell

£7,675

Ignite Life ***

Kingswood, Bristol

£10,000

Freedoms Ark ***

London

£7,687

Luv Preston Foodbank ***

Preston

£9,400

Hounslow PHAB

Hounslow

£5,081

Sikh Community Centre & Youth Club SCCYC ***

Northampton

£10,000

Full Circle Food Project ***

Ashington, Northumberland

£10,000

Food For All ***

London

£9,500

Central Lancashire Age Concern Ltd ***

Preston

£10,000

Live Laugh Lache ***

Chester

£10,000

Venture Community Association ***

London

£9,978

The Pantry Partnership CIC ***

Salisbury

£9,382

His Grace Evangelical Outreach ***

Croydon

£7,200

The People's Christian Fellowship ***

Tottenham

£8,600

SmileyArk Kids ***

Kent

£9,385

Magic Breakfast ***

London

£5,843

Shiva Trust ***

Rossendale, Lancashire

£10,000

Cambridgeshire Community Reuse and Recycling Network Ltd (CCORN) ***

Cambridgeshire

£10,000

Kitchen Social & Cookery Club CIC ***

Kent

£9,880

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership ***

Brighton

£10,000

   
   
 

Phases 1 and 2 Total

£1,143,262

 

Awarded

137

 

Phase 3

Was aimed at medium-to-larger operators and is now closed.

Recipient

Location

Total award

Community Shop

Yorkshire and Humber

 £50,000

SOFEA

South East

 £50,000

FareShare Sussex

South East

 £49,967

FareShare Midlands

East Midlands

 £49,430

City Harvest

London

 £48,510

FareShare Kent

South East

 £38,276

FareShare (UK)

London/North West (Merseyside)/Eastern (East Anglia)/South (Hampshire

 £37,020

EMERGE 3Rs (FareShare Greater Manchester)

North West

 £49,967

Goodwin Development Trust

North East

 £48,615

FareShare Hull & Humber

North East

£ 42,306

FareShare Yorkshire

Yorkshire and Humber

 £36,270

FareShare South West

South West

 £49,525

The Felix Project

London

 £50,000

Recycling Lives Charity (Fareshare Lancashire & Cumbria)

North West

 £42,778

Blackpool Food Bank

North West

 £50,000

His Church

East Midlands

 £50,000

Total

 

£742,664

 

*** Subject to contract