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GATHER Food Sovereignty Grants

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
First Nations Development Institute
Deadlines
Feb 27, 2020
Contact
Purpose

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
Eligibility

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.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Up to $32,000.

Application process

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.

Tagged as
American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian · Community and economic development · Food security and nutrition · Needs assessment methods and resources · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention



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