Grant Application Form

Grant Application Form

Gift Aid & Donation Form

Gift Aid & Donation Form

Information for Schools

Information for Schools

Fabulous Food & Farming Education Fund 

The 1840 Education Fund was set up to commemorate 175 years of the Dorchester Agricultural Society, which was formed in 1840. The Fund is now known as Fabulous Food & Farming.

The Education Fund is a restricted fund solely to meet the following Charitable aims: 

“To provide education for schoolchildren within the county of Dorset to gain knowledge in agriculture, horticulture and other rural enterprises”

The Fund predominantly covers travel costs involved in getting schools on to local farms but also welcomes applications for capital projects.


Grants are very simple to apply for— complete the form above, email [email protected] or call 01305 264249.


Please contact us to discuss your requirements. We can help with:

· An introduction to a host farm

· National Curriculum links

· Sources of health and safety guidance

· Grants towards costs such as travelling


To find out more

If you are involved in a school and would like to find out more about how to benefit from this fund please click on the links above or contact us.

In order to be considered for a grant we will require you to complete this form - Fabulous Food & Farming Grant Application (Online Version)

If you would prefer to complete this form on paper and send it in then please complete this form - Fabulous Food & Farming Grant Application (Paper/Downloadable Version)


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