Asda Foundation

Funding priority

Under the ‘Significant Local Community Projects’ scheme they want to support programmes which really make a significant difference to local communities and the people who live there.

This is funding for capital costs e.g. building renovations, vehicles, computer or audio equipment.

  • Identified opportunities, initiatives and new ways to support local communities;
  • Charity/good cause has developed a relationships with local the local store or home office at a grassroots level
  • Tackling the underlying problems in your local community
  • can apply evidence from programmes of community needs and aspirations to develop their existing model;
  • Benefits the wider community and is not just supporting a single user group
  • There is a need for this facility locally
  • Will make a real long term difference
  • Would Transform your community, improving the lives of those who live there


Rolling, applications are reviewed on a monthly basis

Type of funder


Who can apply

Charities, not-for-profits and local good causes. You must have a track record of delivery, good financial systems and records, and a 3-5 year strategic plan.


They do not give grants for salaries nor project costs, only capital costs.

They do not give grants if you are a profit-making organisation.

Funding Type

  1. Capital expenditure

Grant details

Small – medium size grants, from £2,000 to over £30,000.


Size of grant

  1. Medium (£10,000 - £50,000)
  2. Small (£1 - £10,000)

Application details

Complete the eligibility checker if this fits the Foundations guidelines and criteria contact your local Asda Store Community Champion to see if this is something they would like to work on with you and support locally. If so, they will invite you to complete an application form, which must also be signed by the store manager.

If the Community Champion at your local store is supporting you with your fundraising the Foundation can also make a contribution to ‘top up’ what has been raised locally. Apply for a Top Up grant separately.

If you're not successful, you may still be eligible for the Green Token in-store scheme.

Contact Details


Asda House
Great Wilson Street

LS11 5AD

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