COVID-19 Food & Essential Supplies Transition Fund

Community Garden/ Grown Your Own Food projects

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council invites Expressions of Interest from community and voluntary organisations interested in delivering Community Garden / ‘Grow Your Own’ projects through funding being made available through the ‘Food and Essential Supplies Transition Fund’. This fund aims to transition from an emergency food support response to the Covid-19 pandemic towards a more strategic and sustainable approach to food poverty/food insecurity issues.

Objective and Scope

The objective of the ‘Food and Essential Supplies Transition fund is

‘To enable the transition from emergency food support to the implementation of more sustainable pathways/responses to address food poverty/insecurity’

This additional funding expands on the support provided under the previous food funding allocations, with a focus on transitioning from emergency food support to delivering a more strategic response to provide pathways out of food poverty/food insecurity.


These additional funds will be released during the financial year ending 31st March 2022.

Submission of Expressions of Interest

Expressions of Interest should take the format of a written submission that outlines what activity would be delivered, the cost associated with the delivery and what outcomes this activity would achieve within the context of this fund. Please note total cost should not exceed £15,000. Projects should not duplicate current services / provision and projects that demonstrate a partnership approach are particularly welcome. Expressions of Interest should be submitted to via email to no later than 5pm Friday 12th November 2021.