Community food projects and organisations are often in need of professional skills but don’t have the finances to pay for them. Offering staff time and professional skills can be a huge help—legal advice, accountancy, carpentry, bid-writing, decorating, graphic design, business planning, or social media expertise are just some of the ways you can support an under-resourced group.
Similarly, practical materials such as office, building or catering equipment can be really useful, or even the offer of space for a group to hold a meeting or event. Donations of items to be raffled or used in Crowdfunding campaigns may also be welcome.
Get to know the food organisations in your area to find out the best way that you could support them.