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Improving Community Food Systems in Colorado

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
Colorado Health Foundation
Deadlines
Jun 15, 2019
Contact
Purpose

This opportunity provides grants to establish and/or strengthen a collaboration 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 in Colorado.

Projects should 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
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include Colorado-based nonprofit organizations and public agencies with experience working to improve access to affordable, nutritious food.

Projects must align with the Foundation’s cornerstones with efforts to bring health in reach for all Coloradans.

Geographic coverage
Colorado
Amount of funding

Up to $85,000 for a 9-month planning process.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Foundation staff before application submission.

Tagged as
Benefit enrollment and application · Community and faith-based initiatives · Food security and nutrition · Health disparities · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Colorado



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