Space2Grow#13  -  School Holiday Food Grant Fund

Young Barnet Foundation were pleased to be able to assist in the distribution of grants to charities and community organisations that are delivering activities and services to disadvantaged children and young people. The fund was to support food provision during October half-term (26th - 30th October 2020) within the London Borough of Barnet. 

Further information on the funding round will appear here shortly. 

Key information: 

Application open date: Saturday 24th October 2020

How to Apply: Use the online form below.

Closing Date: Friday 30th October 2020, 11:59pm

Total Amount Available to Award:  £50,000.00*

Maximum any one award:  £3 per person per day. 

Independent Panel Meeting: Not Applicable. Verification will be confirmed by Young Barnet CEO and other senior staff. 

Awards Announced and payment made : within 2 working days of application.

*Unused funding will be used during future school holiday periods.


  • Purchase food

  • Provide food parcel or provide hot/cold meals


  • 5-18 year olds

  • Young people at risk of food insecurity/holiday hunger

  • Barnet residents

  • £3 per child, per day

Please note: 

This was not available to individual families.  

This is only funding food - not activities.  Some media had incorrect information.    

Read the Council's press release HERE

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