VegFund Programs Overview

Are you a vegan activist interested in helping people learn more about vegan living? If so, please check out our grant programs!

  • Food Sampling:Show people how easy and delicious vegan food can be! VegFund provides reimbursement for vegan food samples, serving supplies, educational literature, and booth fees.

  • Video Outreach: Educate the public about animal issues by setting up a viewing booth at an event or hosting a documentary film screening in your community. VegFund also supports online outreach with grants for search marketing, display ads and social media campaigns.
  • Merit Awards: Put your creative outreach ideas into action. Grants are available for innovative projects that spread the vegan message! Vegfests, mentoring programs, and workshops are just a few examples of the creative projects that are eligible for funding. Tell us about your ideas.

Not sure which grant program is right for you? This chart will help give you a sense of the time, skills, and resources needed for various types of outreach and which program to apply for. If you're still unsure, just drop us a line to discuss.

Food Sampling Pay Per View Video Screenings Online Campaigns Merit Awards (Example: VegFests)
Rating/Average Time Commitment Easy8-12 hours Moderate8-20 hours Somewhat Challenging10-40 hours Challenging20+ hours per month Challenging6+ months planning; hundreds of hours
Skills
Personable x x x x
Knowledgeable about veganism x x x x x
Organized x x x x x
Culinary (helpful but not necessary) x
Familiarity with audio/visual equipment x x
Web-savvy, especially with social media x
Available web development resources x
Experienced event planner x
Ability to network, establish connections and fundraise x
Required Prep Work
Find a suitable venue or event x x x x
Obtain necessary permits x x x x
Secure sponsors x
Order literature x x x
Plan the sampling menu (if applicable) x x x
Recruit and manage volunteers x x x x x
Purchase food and supplies x x x
Setup A/V equipment x x
Event marketing/promotion x x
Setup website, social media campaign, and advertising account x
Manage user comments x