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One Stop: Carriers for Causes





Grants of up to £1,000 are available for a wide range of activities and direct project costs that benefit the local community.

Eligible organisations should be located within 2 miles of a One Stop shop (check the store locator on website) – the programme is funded through the money raised from the 5p bag charge in One Stop stores.

Projects eligible for funding include the following:

  • One-off community events
  • Purchasing items to run a project
  • Improvements to community buildings
  • Improvements to external spaces
  • Purchasing materials to undertake a place-based improvement project

Applications can be submitted at any time and are shortlisted on a quarterly basis for panel decision which will take place every three months.

Read more and apply here