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Healthy Food Financing Initiative Technical Assistance

Reinvestment Fund, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

As part of the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI), the Reinvestment Fund provides technical assistance for early stage healthy food access projects in underserved areas with a focus on management, financial health, and operations.

Support may include:

  • Identifying problems or barriers to successfully increasing access to healthy food
  • Building human or systems capacity within a food retail setting that improves access to fresh and healthy food
  • Providing market research or feasibility analysis for a new project
  • Supporting larger capitalization efforts for an eligible project focused on providing improved access to healthy food
  • Assessing a project's impacts and its business case

Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to:

  • Partnerships
  • For-profit organizations:
    • Corporations
    • Limited liability companies
    • Sole proprietors
    • Public benefit corporations
  • Nonprofit organizations:
    • Institutions of higher education
    • State and local governments and governmental agencies
    • Authorities
    • Commissions
    • Food policy councils
    • Tribal governments and tribal governmental agencies, authorities, and food policy councils
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This is a technical assistance opportunity.

Application process

Contact to begin the process.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Community and economic development · Food security and nutrition · Poverty

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.