DEFRA's Food Tourism Grant Scheme Launched! 22 August 2016 22 August 2016 0 2017 DEFRA's Food Tourism Grant Scheme Launched! Defra has launched a new grant scheme to champion food tourism which is open to applications until 26 September 2016. The grant scheme forms part of the Defra's Great British Food Campaign, which aims to celebrate our world class food industry and culture, drive growth and jobs in the sector and enhance Britian's reputation as a great food nation. Grants are available from between £5,000 and £25,000. Projects will be expected to start at the end of October 2016 and be completed by the end of March 2017. For more information and to apply, click here.