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Funding by Topic: Food security and nutrition

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

West Michigan Youth Programs
Grants to support projects for youth ages 0 – 18 living within a 4-county service area that includes Lake, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Oceana counties in western Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2024
Sponsor: Gerber Foundation
Supporting the Use of Traditional Indigenous Foods in the Child Nutrition Programs
Funding for organizations led and staffed primarily by members of federally recognized tribes and/or Native Hawaiians to provide tailored training, technical assistance, and support for school food authorities that serve tribal communities and participate in the National School Lunch Program.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 19, 2024
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Distance Education Grants Program for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas
Grants to institutions of higher education in U.S. territories, commonwealth, and freely associated states designed to strengthen the capacity to carry out resident instruction, curriculum, and teaching programs in the food, agriculture, natural resources, and human sciences through distance education technology.
Geographic coverage: U.S. Territories, Commonwealth, and Freely Associated States
Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
AmeriCorps VISTA Sponsoring Agency Request for Concept Papers
A national service program that provides resources and staffing for organizations and agencies working to alleviate poverty and address poverty-related problems in local communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 28, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
San Manuel Cares Grants
Funding for tribal governments and tribal nonprofit organizations in the areas of community services, healthy/resilient communities, and preserving cultural traditions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2024
Sponsor: San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program
Grants for scholarship programs leading to either baccalaureate degrees within the Food and Agricultural sciences or Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) degrees in order to educate students in national need areas of the food and agricultural sciences and in rural economic, community, and business development.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Wildhorse Foundation Grants
Grants to tribes and national, regional, or local Native American organizations that serve individuals in the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes of Oregon and Washington. Funds may be used to support programs in the areas of public health, public safety, environmental protection, and gambling addiction, among others.
Geographic coverage: Parts of Washington and all of Oregon, as well as any national or regional Indian organization
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2024
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation
Healthy Eating Research: Supportive and Equitable Policies and Programs Enabling All U.S. Children and Adolescents to Thrive
Funding for research on supportive family policies and programs with a potential to impact equitable access to nutritious food in communities, nutrition security, diet quality, and improved nutrition and health outcomes. Populations of focus include low income families, and Black, Latino/a, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 3, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2024
Sponsors: Duke University, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
AmeriCorps State and National Native Nations Grants
Funding for programs that are designed to improve lives, strengthen tribal communities, and solve local problems through service and volunteering.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Opportunity Appalachia Targeted Technical Assistance
Targeted technical assistance for downtown and rural development projects in Appalachian counties across 6 states. Priorities include projects focusing on downtown development, housing, manufacturing, IT, healthcare, education, food systems, clean energy, heritage tourism, and recreation.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2024
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Capital