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.

Organisation

Location

Total award

Food AWARE CICRotherham£15,000.00
Bind Food Waste Innovation CICNewcastle-Upon-Tyne£14,966.00
UKHarvest LimitedChichester£10,000.00
Food for NoughtPeterborough£15,000.00
Soul FoundationNorwich£10,000.00
Nigerian Community Association AylesburyAylesbury£8,230.00
Compliments of the HouseLondon£15,000.00
Giving World Leicester£14,400.00
Shrewsbury Food HubShrewsbury£9,785.00
The Port GroceryEllesmere Port£14,662.00
Big Help ProjectKnowsley£10,000.00
Rock Foundation UK LtdGrimsby£14,206.00
Shildon AliveShildon£9,200.00
North Tyneside Disability ForumNewcastle-Upon-Tyne£14,869.00
South Derbyshire CVSSwadlincote£12,750.00
ENYPNorwich£5,500.00
FoodCycleBirmingham£9,810.00
Best Before CafeLetchworth Garden City£15,000.00
Action Homeless (Leicester) LtdLeicester£12,799.00
Community Food ProjectTelford£10,000
Food in CommunityTotnes£11,014.00
Nuneaton & Bedworth Healthy Living Network Nuneaton£9,765.00
Refuse C.I.CDurham£5,795
The Real Junk Food Project Brighton C.I.C.Brighton£10,000
Inn ChurchesBradford£10,000
Northampton Hope CentreNorthampton£15,000
Norwich FoodHub C.I.C.Norwich£6,060

Phase 2

Provided funding opportunities for small surplus food redistributors.

Organisation

Location

Total award

Acts of Random Caring CIC (ARC CIC)Wolverhampton£9,924
Westview Community AssociationFleetwood£5,919
Eudaimonia Gainsborough£14,750
The Brick Wigan£8,000
Real Deal Plus  Ashington, Northumberland£10,788
Bin Cooking Ltd. (operating as 'The Food Works')Sheffield£14,750
Fenham Association of ResidentsNewcastle-Upon-Tyne£10,000
Aspire Wrestling Alliance LimitedBirmingham£14,520
Liverpool Homeless Football Club Liverpool£14,689
PLS Food Foundation***Liverpool£9,340
South Lakeland Action on Climate ChangeKendal£5,840
The Moses Project***Stockton-on-Tees£9,985
Zinthiya Ganeshpanchan TrustLeicester£7,270
The Zink Project CIOBuxton £15,000
Poole Community ExchangePoole£15,000
Friends of Eastwoods ParkChesterfield£9,839
The Matthew Tree Foundation Bristol£15,000
Dawdon Youth and Community Centre  Dawdon, Seaham£6,848
Urban Outreach (Bolton)Bolton£15,000
Mandalay Wellbeing CICGreat Yarmouth£14,359
One Can Trust High Wycombe£6,000
Open Kitchen MCR CICManchester£14,860
Shoreline ChurchSouthport£13,110
Henderson TrustNorwich£8,000
Rosmini Centre WisbechWisbech£6,160
 UEW/Copperdale TrustManchester£5,783
The Emerald CentreBedford£5,920
Lancaster Community Club C.I.C. (Eggcup)Lancaster£10,000
The Hornbeam CentreLondon£7,768
Gloucestershire Gateway TrustGloucester£5,035
Mid Surrey Community Fridges CICDorking£5,465
YMCA BedfordshireBedford£8,362
Building Futures East Limited***Newcastle-Upon-Tyne£9,509
The Phoenix Resource Centre (Northampton) LimitedHarlow£15,000
Active Tees Valley CICMiddlesborough£8,410
The Cedarwood TrustNorth Shields£8,491
CHAOS Cornwall CICTruro£5,648
Manorfield Charitable FoundationLondon£9,951
Rukhsana Khan FoundationLondon£9,950
Cultivate Cornwall C.I.C.***Bodmin£14,400
Feed the Hungry UKLeicester£14,925
Birmingham Care GroupBirmingham£13,001
Café Abundance The Real Junk Food Project Torpoint & Rame CICPlymouth£12,360
Horsham Matters LimitedHorsham£5,716
S2 Food Poverty NetworkSheffield£5,000
Liverpool Lighthouse Limited Liverpool£14,238
Middleport Matters Community TrustStoke-on-Trent£5,080
NewStartsBromsgrove£8,758
Caring for Communities and PeopleCheltenham£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 CIOWellingborough£14,700
The Bede Foodbank (Newcastle West End Foodbank) Newcastle-Upon-Tyne£5,000
SSRKCC (Shree Shree Radha Krishna Cultural Centre)Coventry£12,195
Devon and Cornwall Food ActionDevon£14,995
Bethany Community Outreach***Birmingham£12,540
Snowdrop Doula Community Interest CompanyLancashire£12,464
Revivify Community Interest Company***Croydon£8,337
Healthy Me Healthy CommunitiesManchester£10,000
Food and Education Enterprise CICDerby£12,581
Rotherfield St MartinRotherfield£9,986
Angel Hands (Foundation) (aka My Yard)Harrow£15,000
Grand Union Vineyard ChurchMilton Keynes£7,317
Grassroots Enterprise for Social Inclusion and Poverty Relief/ GESIPR***Leeds£13,100
Daylight Centre FellowshipWellingborough£7,115
Veterans Response C.I.C***South Shields£10,000
Root-and-Branch Out***Rutland£8,875
Hope For FoodBournemouth£5,664
Pye Green Christian Centre - Cannock and District FoodbankCannock£10,000
North Enfield FoodbankEnfield£9,545
Age UK East LondonLondon£14,908
Homeless Support ProjectLeigh£14,995
Edible London CICWood Green£15,000
Newquay Foodbank***Newquay£7,852
Pembroke College Settlement (Pembroke House)London£14,893
St Leonards Youth and Community CentreSefton£6,736
The River House TrustLondon£7,528
OsNosh CICOwestry£5,078
The Great Yarmouth Pathway***Great Yarmouth£10,000
The Real Junk Food Project - Twickenham C.I.C. (TRJFP)Twickenham£14,689
Truro FoodbankTruro£8,536
Fare Divide***Rustington£11,986
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 HopeChesham£9,951
Lighthouse Community CentreLiskeard£13,966
Aylesbury Vineyard Church (Storehouse)Aylesbury£5,955
Good Shepherd ServicesWolverhampton£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 HallSt Austell£15,000
Ignite LifeKingswood, Bristol£15,000
Freedoms ArkLondon£7,687
Luv Preston FoodbankPreston£9,400
Hounslow PHABHounslow£5,081
Sikh Community Centre & Youth Club SCCYCNorthampton£10,000
Full Circle Food Project Ashington, Northumberland£10,000
Food For AllLondon£9,500
Central Lancashire Age Concern Ltd Preston£10,000
Live Laugh Lache ***Chester£10,000
Venture Community AssociationLondon£14,978
The Pantry Partnership CICSalisbury£9,382
His Grace Evangelical OutreachCroydon£7,200
The People's Christian Fellowship***Tottenham£15,000
SmileyArk Kids***Kent£15,000
Magic BreakfastLondon£5,843
Shiva TrustRossendale, Lancashire£15,000
Cambridgeshire Community Reuse and Recycling Network Ltd (CCORN)Cambridgeshire£14,500
Croydon FoodbankCroydon£10,000
The Big League CIC***Hartlepool£10,000
Brighton & Hove Food PartnershipBrighton£10,000
Brixton People's KitchenBrixton£10,000
Highway HopeManchester£9,635
The Pickle Palace CICGreenside, Tyne and Wear£10,000
Chroma ChurchLeicester£11,626
Transformation CPR***West Cornwall£8,000
Best Before ProjectBury St Edmunds£8,763
Cracking Good Food CICManchester£9,795
The Neighbourhood Project CICBradford£5,460
Children with Voices LtdLondon£9,900
Henley Green Community TrustCoventry £15,000
Whitley Community Development AssociationReading£9,881
Harbour Church PortsmouthPortsmouth£11,540
Harrow Community Action LtdHarrow£10,740
Bold Vision/ Feed the HillLondon£15,000
Floating Counselling CommunityNorth London £9,129
Wadebridge Foodbank and StorehouseWadebridge, Cornwall£9,122
Billericay and Little Burstead Team Ministry (Billericay Foodbank)Essex£8,200
Lincoln Foodbank (Acts Trust)Lincoln £9,736
Swindon's Food Collective LtdSwindon£10,000
New Wortley Community CentreLeeds£9,674
The Vineyard Community CentreRichmond£8,619
Make It Happen Birkenhead***Birkenhead£9,254
Harrow FoodbankHarrow£10,000
Kettering FoodbankKettering£8,800
Foodhall Project Sheffield (Project Foodhall CIC)***Sheffield£14,990
Brixton Soup KitchenBrixton£7,155
Manchester Urban DiggersManchester£8,482
Stonegrove Community TrustEdgware£7,070
Al-MaryamStoke-on-Trent£9,500
Inspiring GraceNelson, Lancashire£14,172
The Real Junk Food Project Isle of WightFreshwater, Isle of Wight£14,844
Banbury Muslim Mosque Society (Banbury Community Fridge)Banbury, Oxfordshire£9,333
Riverside Vineyard Church (Pantry Project)Whitstable£8,384
Made in HackneyHackney£10,000
Safety First Community Training CentreBradford£6,293
The Redeemed Assemblies TrustLondon£14,974
Feeding FamiliesBishop Auckland, Durham£7,176
Simple Norfolk CIOThetford, Norfolk£13,920
The Curiosity Project CIC (South Norwood Community Kitchen)London£11,909
Evolve Nottingham CICNottingham£14,800
Guiding Hands Organisation CIC***Croydon£8,077
Havens Community Hub CIC***Peacehaven, East Sussex£7,849
The Moorlands Community CharityGoole, East Riding£10,663
His Provision CICBlackpool£12,244
Clothe and FeedNewcastle-Upon-Tyne£7,675
Cambridge Sustainable Food CICCambridge   £13,891
The River ManchesterManchester£7,724
Weston-Super-Mare FoodbankWeston-Super-Mare£9,329
InsperoBasingstoke£5,290
Community Embrace UK***Harlow£8,270
Helping Hands - Harrow Central Mosque***Harrow£11,255
SFiCE FoundationNottingham£6,274
The Family Centre Fieldway New Addington***New Addington, Croydon£9,882
Clarets in the Community (Burnley FC in the Community)Burnley£15,000
Keystone Development TrustThetford, Norfolk£13,003
Restore Church BostonBoston, Lincolnshire£15,000
One Kind ActHarrow£15,000
Global Entrepenuers UK***Nottingham£7,785
Junction 7Newton Aycliffe, Durham£15,000
Croydon Voluntary ActionCroydon£12,950
Central Eltham Youth Project***Eltham, London£13,000

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