Monday, 4 April 2016

National Vegetarian Week 2016 Event Grants - Launches for UK Groups

The Vegetarian Society is providing small grants of up to £200 for events and activities taking place from 16 to 22 May 2016 that attract those beginning their vegetarian journey, meat-reducers and the veggie-curious, but are inclusive of the wider vegetarian community.

The grants are to be used for events and activities that:

   - Take place during National Vegetarian Week (16-22 May 2016).
   - Celebrate and promote vegetarianism.
   - Are exclusively vegetarian. (Events cannot have non-vegetarian food or drink).
   - Promote National Vegetarian Week exclusively as the primary purpose of the funded activity and tie in with the theme: 'Celebrate your food, stories and traditions'.

Examples of events and activities, could include, but are not limited to:

   - Cookery demonstrations.
   - Communal meals.
   - Recipe exchanges.
   - Tasting.

The grants could be used for:

   - Room hire.
   - Equipment hire.
   - Transport costs.
   - Veggie promotions at luncheon clubs and community cafés.
   - Cookery demonstration materials.
   - Direct costs in delivering the activity.

Applications will be accepted from:

   - Vegetarian groups, local network groups and student vegetarian and vegan societies (whether they are formally part of the Vegetarian Society network or not).
   - 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.

The deadline for applications is 9 May 2016 (9am).

(Source: Grantfinder)

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