GATHER Food Sovereignty Grants
GATHER Food Sovereignty Grants provide funding for projects that lead to self-directed, well-resourced, community supported food systems in Native communities.
Activities may include:
- Conducting a community food assessment to examine the economic impact of food system assets and plan next steps
- Projects aimed at increasing local food system control, including increasing access to fresh and healthy foods
- Increasing local food distribution and marketing to end-use institutions and larger markets
- Strategic community planning around food sovereignty projects
- Increasing the capacity of food producers to manage environmental, community, and social/political impacts of policy on their food system
Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to:
- Federal and state recognized Tribal governments and Tribal government programs
- Native-controlled 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations
- Native-controlled community organizations with fiscal sponsorship
- Native 7871 Organizations
Additional eligibility information may be found in the frequently asked questions.
Up to $32,000.
Links to additional guidance and the online application are available on the program website when applications are being accepted.
Contact First Nations Development Institute to request an exception to submitting an online application.
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.