Groundwork are supporting Tesco on three local community grant schemes, where the money raised from plastic carrier bag sales 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.

There are three programmes currently open for applications:

Tesco Bags of Help – up to £4,000 available.

Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grants – up to £25,000 available

Tesco Centenary Fund – up to £50,000 available