Can you help grow a vibrant food economy?

The Growing Oldham: Feeding Ambition Partnership wants to invest in inspiring ideas that will transform Oldham’s food economy.

  • Got a brilliant idea to support enterprise and generate income through food and growing?
  • Want to create a vibrant, local food economy for you, your community or for Oldham?
  • Got a community business idea involving food and growing?

The Food Enterprise Fund provides up to £135,000 for organisations in Oldham to generate an income through food and growing and works through three strands:-

  1. Small Investments – up to £500
  2. Medium Investments – up to £10,000
  3. Large Investments – up to £50,000

Applicants can:
• be individuals with an idea for community benefit
• be members of the Voluntary Community Faith and Social Enterprise (not for profit), community or public sector bodies – e.g. schools, colleges and hospitals
• be based or working in the area of Oldham Borough Council and beneficiaries must be Oldham Borough residents
• demonstrate how their proposal supports community enterprise through food

Examples of project ideas that could receive investment:

  • Selling locally grown fruit/vegetables
  • Create local food products and packaging
  • Growing produce to sell
  • Develop marketing for a product
  • Promotion and communication
  • Designing a brand
  • Transportation and distribution to market
  • Putting on Food Festivals/markets/events
  • Food/cooking courses
  • Supplying, storing and distributing produce
  • Working with local networks
  • Selling products to businesses

All application forms can be requested from the Development Team at Action Together and you can contact them here – grants@actiontogether.org.uk

Website – http://www.oldhampartnership.org.uk/foodfund/

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