Posted by: North Officer | 18/04/2011

Sheffield Food Festival 2011 Small Grants

Following the success of last year’s Sheffield Food Festival, the Food Festival team are delighted to announce that the 2011 Festival will take place between 4th and 10th July. This year there will be Small Grants for Food Festival activities.

The Sheffield Food Festival 2011 Community Grants aim to support community events taking place across the city from the 2nd to the 10th of July 2011 by making available small grants of up to £1500.   The total amount of funding available is £10,000. The deadline for return of this form is 12 noon on 13th May 2011. Please see the application pack for further details. You can download it here:

Over the course of the week the Sheffield Food Festival team will be serving up a delicious menu of events to celebrate food in Sheffield, designed to:

  • Showcase and celebrate Sheffield’s food culture, food heroes and food diversity
  • Support and promote Sheffield’s quality thriving local food economy
  • Bring the Sheffield Food Plan alive by including activities that educate the people of Sheffield on issues such as healthy food choices, home cooking, the impact of sustainable food and reducing food waste
  • Engage the people of Sheffield in enjoying and learning more about food in an inclusive way – an enjoyable ‘fun for everyone’ event that also celebrates our many diverse communities


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