One Stop: Carriers for Causes

Local Grants

Local retailer One Stop’s Carrier for Causes funding scheme offers community groups the opportunity to apply for funding grants of up to £1,000 towards a variety of local projects.

The scheme is funded through the money raised from the 5p bag charge.  Projects must meet at least one of the following outcomes:

  • Improving the lives of young people
  • Improving the lives of the elderly
  • Promoting physical activity
  • Improving health or well being
  • Increasing community safety
  • Protecting/improving the local environment

Applications will be accepted from a wide range of organisations including:

  • Voluntary/community organisations
  • Registered charities
  • Schools
  • Health bodies
  • Hospices
  • Sports clubs
  • Community day centres
  • Parish/Town councils
  • Social enterprises
  • Community Interest Companies
  • Local authorities
  • Social Housing providers
  • Other not-for-profit organisations might also be eligible

Carriers for Causes is a rolling programme, meaning that groups can apply for funding all year round to help their local community grow.  Applicant projects must be within two miles of a One Stop store and demonstrate community need.

For more information and how to apply please click here.

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