CO Community Food Access Program Grants

Subject: Food Access, Community, Nutrition, Child/Youth Health, Child/Youth Welfare
Deadline: June 15, 2019

“This funding opportunity will support a nine-month planning process for a new or existing coalition of partners to develop implementation plans to address one or both of the following Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger goals:

  • Goal 2: Increase the number of Coloradans who can access affordable, nutritious food in their communities
  • Goal 3: Increase the number of Coloradans who can access food assistance and nutritious food through community-based organizations.

The nine-month planning process should be used to establish or strengthen collaboration among partners and develop a community-driven or community-informed implementation plan that focuses on improving community food systems to increase access to affordable and nutritious food for those with the highest risk of food insecurity. The plan must describe how partners will increase food access through implementation of measurable strategies. Grantees approved for this funding opportunity will have access to technical assistance to support their efforts during the planning process.”

Funder: The Colorado Health Foundation
Eligibility: “Organizations eligible to apply include those that: Currently operate as a Colorado-based 501(c)(3) organization or public agency (school district or state/local government) with experience working to improve access to affordable, nutritious food.”
Amount: Up to $85,000
Contact: Link. 

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