Funders

As a charity, we’re grateful for the support we receive from a number of key funders which helps us to deliver our charitable objectives.

Thanks to:

  • Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
    Helping families facing food poverty to cook on a budget.
  • Department for Education
    We’ve delivered more than £40m of work for DfE including most recently the Universal Infant Free School Meals advice service.
  • Big Lottery Fund
    Supporting our Let’s Get Cooking programme with over £20m of investment.
  • London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games
    The creation of translated recipes to help spread the Olympic values, and encourage children to learn new words in other languages.
  • Merseyside Waste Authority
    Funding cooking training focused on reducing food waste.
  • Medway local authority
    Delivering training and support to early years providers, to help them understand and meet the voluntary guidelines for food and drink and run healthy cooking activities with children and their families.
  • People’s Health Trust
    Delivering cooking training and support to target groups including children with special educational needs, adults with mental health problems, men aged 20-40 and teenagers.
  • Saracens Sport Foundation
    The Scrummy! Project delivered healthy eating and physical activity to men and boys.
  • School Food Plan
    We delivered key actions from the School Food Plan, including the Universal Infant Free School Meal advice service, the pilot testing of the school food standards and practical guidance.
  • UFI Charitable Trust
    The creation of an online training hub, the Learning Network, for children’s food providers, including schools, early years settings, public health professionals and other staff such as lunchtime supervisors and caterers.
  • West London Waste Authority
    Funding cooking training focused on reducing food waste.
  • WRAP
    Funding cooking training to help reduce food waste across 10 UK cities
  • Youth Justice Board
    A review of catering provision in young offenders institutions.