Local people and groups from across North Ayrshire are invited to bid for up to £1250 for initiatives which will improve food access in their community.

Funding applications should meet three or more of North Ayrshire’s Fairer Food pledges and priorities:

  • To enhance the wellbeing of individuals and communities through access to good food;
  • Promote the social value of food and support people in opportunities such as volunteering, learning
    and access to wider activities, with a focus on reducing social isolation;
  •  Provide dignified opportunities to access food over holiday periods and weekends;
  • To engage with partners to improve and/or increase opportunities around food;
  • To reduce the environmental impact of food by growing food locally and reducing food surplus/ waste.

Application forms are available here and should be returned to: participatorybudgeting@north-ayrshire.gov.uk

Drop in information sessions at each of the following venues will provide further information on the event and applying for funding.

  • Thursday 25 April: 10:30-12:30, Saltcoats Library
  • Friday 26 April: 14:30-16:30, Largs Library
  • Monday 29 April: 12:30-14:30, Kilwinning Library
  • Friday 3 May: 10:30-12:30, Kilbirnie Library

You can also email participatorybudgeting@north-ayrshire.gov.uk for further information and advice.

Closing date for applications is Friday 10 May 2019 at 5.00 pm.

The Fairer Food Participatory Budgeting Event will take place on Saturday 8 June 2019 from 10.30 am – 12.30 p.m. at Eglinton Park.

Food PB Event Flyer

Guidance Notes- Food PB