Skilled Mentoring Program

Feed Appeal provide financial grants to community food relief organisations to build their capacity and capability and help them nourish their local community. These organisations are not for profit and often run primarily by volunteers. They are limited with resources and experience this results in significant variance in the level and quality of grant applications.

Feed Appeal grant review panels are independent and can only make their judgement and merit applications based on the information provided. This program is to assist with creating a more even playing field and to upskill charities with limited resources to tell their stories and articulate their impact.

Feed Appeal governance committee is focussed on ensuring a strong social return on investment.


Feed Appeal is looking for skilled volunteer mentors.

A commitment of 4 x 2 hour blocks, over an 8-week period to provide mentoring to community food relief organisations to support them through the 2021 grant application process.

The mentoring is provided online via Skype or another nominated platform.

Mentors with the following skills are ideal:

Creative and strategic thinking

Strong Communication and writing skills

Coaching skills

Project and time Management skills


Key Attributes for successful partnerships are:


Good listening


Able to give constructive feedback

Community minded