Food Sampling Grants

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Required Materials

VegFund required Food Sampling signs

Credit VegFund by displaying these signs at your Food Sampling event.

Food safety guidelines

Follow these protocols to help you have a safe and well-planned event. Safe steps in food handling, preparation, storage, and...

Recommended literature

VegFund requires that all grantees offer some form of literature or information at grant-funded events that educates the public about...

Measuring your success

For most grant activities, VegFund requires that you develop metrics ahead of your project to measure the success and effectiveness...


Activist story

Activist story

Montreal Vegetarian Society (MVA) reached 8,000 event attendees with their vegan food samples at a large, popular food and lifestyle...

Food sampling checklist

Food sampling checklist

This simple checklist will help you to ensure you've got everything covered for your food sampling event.

VegFund sign-up sheet

VegFund sign-up sheet

Encourage members of the public to sign up for VegFund updates!

Veg pledges

Veg pledges

Recommended veg pledges, challenges, and starter kits

When you’re engaged in vegan outreach and someone expresses interest in taking the next step, it's important to have a call to action ready to support them. Veg pledges are designed to motivate and guide people who wish to explore veganism further.


Encourage your event attendees to try vegan with Veganuary! This online veg pledge has all of the information and guidance...

Try Veg

Encourage your event attendees to download Compassion Over Killing’s FREE vegan starter guide. It’s the perfect beginner’s guide to compassionate...

Recipe ideas

Recipe ideas

Simple food sampling recipe ideas

Whether you’re looking to draw in the crowds with something sweet or show off the latest available vegan meat and...

Ice Tray Cheesecakes

These impressive mini vegan cheesecakes from BOSH! are sure to draw in the crowds at your next vegan food sampling...

Strawberry & Cream Cupcakes

A classic dessert flavor in cupcake form! This super simple recipe by Pippa Kendrick is perfect for your next vegan...

Popular food products

Popular food products

Popular vegan food-sampling products

We’ve listed some of the most popular vegan food-sampling products among our activists as well as their five top tips on how to host a successful vegan food-sampling event.

Daiya Cheese

There’s no better way to change notions about vegan plant-based foods than to invite folks to enjoy some tasty vegan...

Tofutti Cuties

There’s no better way to change notions about vegan plant-based foods than to invite folks to enjoy some tasty vegan...