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Bags of Help for local projects

Bags of Help is Tesco’s exciting local community grant scheme  where the money raised from the 5p bag charge is being used to fund thousands of local projects in communities right across the UK.  Projects that bring benefit to their community will get the green light – these range from improving community buildings and outdoor spaces to buying new equipment, training coaches or volunteers and hosting community events.

Administration of the local funding is being managed by the community charity with a green heart, Groundwork, which specialises in transforming communities and the local environment for the better.

About the Tesco Bags of Help programme

The 5p carrier bag charge at Tesco stores is being used for grants to improve local parks, hold community events, support sports groups and more. The grants are managed by the community charity Groundwork UK.

Community Groups: Apply for a Bags of Help grant

Bags of Help funds local projects that improve the environment. Grants of up to £4,000 are available.

Tesco customers: nominate and support projects that matter to you

It's your money so make sure you have your say on what community projects are supported.

How your 5p helps to change places and lives

Tesco customers are creating better, greener, healthier and stronger communities through the carrier bag change.

Groundwork - the community charity with a green heart

Groundwork is passionate about creating a future where everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny and where everyone can reach their potential.

Bags of Help Case Studies

Find out how the Bags of Help programme is changing places and lives in communities

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