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To support our businesses during the current COVID-19 crisis, and into the recovery phase, Carlisle City Council is providing free access to Open 4 Business. Open4Business is designed to support businesses locate relevant up to date funding opportunities.

The portal is updated regularly with new local, regional and national funding announcements and can be easily searched by businesses on the basis of their industry, region and business size. The portal then provides information on how to apply for funding and contact funders directly. To search for grants for your business you will first need to register on the Open4Business website

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Grants and Funding News
23Apr

The Antonio Carluccio Foundation - new grants available

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Objectives of Fund

Funding is intended for both large and small registered charities who are working anywhere in the world in the areas of malnutrition and food related training.

During the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis, the Foundation is focusing its funding on charities in the UK and in Italy, the home country of Antonio Carluccio.

Value Notes

During the current coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis, the Foundation is making a total of £500,000 available for 2020.

Grants of up to £10,000 are available.

Who Can Apply

UK registered charities can apply.

To be eligible, applicants need to have up-to-date policies covering the following areas:

  • Equal Opportunities / Diversity

  • Whistle-blowing

  • Staff Complain / Grievance Process

  • Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

Location

UK and Italy

Eligible Expenditure

The funding is for the prevention or relief of poverty and hunger and education on nutrition in the UK.

Examples of recently funded projects include:

  • Chefs in Schools, aiming to improve children’s health through better food and education in schools through tailored training programmes, campaigning and the development of Hackney School of Food.

  • Lakefield Hospitality College, a Hospitality Training College for young women from the age of 16 to 24 from a range of social backgrounds. Currently responding to the Covid-19 crisis by developing course content for online fulfilment.

  • Foodcycle, providing free weekly community meals, run by volunteers and using surplus food for vulnerable people across England. Currently responding to the Covid-19 crisis by delivering up to 1,500 food parcels a week to vulnerable people.

  • Compassion London, professional chefs and other volunteers cooking and delivering nutritious meals to NHS workers, the sick and vulnerable children.

How To Apply

The application form is available on the Antonio Carluccio Foundation website.

The completed application should be sent, via email, to [email protected]


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Addresses and contacts

For further information on how to obtain this grant locally, please contact the following:

  1. Trustees
    The Antonio Carluccio Foundation
    Chamberlain Berry
    27-28 New Road
    Chippenham
    SN15 1HS
    Email: [email protected]

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