Waitrose Community Matters 


Community Matters is the Waitrose giving initiative. Each month shops have a pot of money to divide between three local organisations selected by customers. The company also make a donation each quarter split between three national charities.

Funding Areas

None specified. By definition, popular causes will stand a better chance Grant Sizes Each trading month shops have £1,000 to divide between three local organisations (£500 in convenience shops). The national donation is a share of £25,000

Costs Covered

Nothing specified Organisations Covered Welfare organisations, community groups, schools or local branches of national charities.

Registered Charities Only? No

Areas Covered

Where there is a local Waitrose store.

Application Process

Organisations are nominated each month by customers and Waitrose staff. The final decision on the three shortlisted organisations is made by PartnerVoice forums (Waitrose's local democratic bodies).

For more information and to be considered for this scheme, you should contact the Community Matters Champion at your local Waitrose branch, or the national team for national charities.

Deadline None

Exclusions None specified

More Information


Waitrose Community Matters Team

Waitrose Limited

Doncaster Road

Bracknell Berkshire

RG12 8YA

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