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Emergency food grants

Thank you for visiting the Emergency Assistance Fund for Food and Essential Supplies page. The grant is now fully allocated and is closed until further notice.

Emergency Food Assistance Fund is to be used to support people who are struggling to afford food and other essentials due to COVID-19.

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It provides financial help to community food groups who support their communities .

  • voluntary organisation
  • or a community group - working with people to access food and essential supplies in Cornwall
  • The total fund currently available is £628,000
  • We expect to allocate this fund by 31 March 2021
  • Grants can be for any amount up to £25,000
  • You can make up to two applications per organisation
  • If, in exceptional circumstances, your project requires more than £25,000, please contact us at

You can apply for the grant to provide support for people who cannot afford nutritious food or essential supplies.

This can be due to many reasons.

You can apply for capital and revenue spend, including infrastructure costs

If your organisation would like to apply, please use this web form to tell us how you plan to spend the money.

Apply for a food grant

Applications cannot be accepted in other formats or via email.

If you would like to discuss your project, or are having difficulty accessing this form or if you do not have the resources to complete the application please contact