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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.

Whole Kids Foundation School Garden Grant Program Inactive
Grants to support new and existing edible gardens at K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations. Applications from rural and tribal communities are encouraged.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
Sponsor: Whole Kids Foundation
Idaho SelectHealth Awards Program Inactive
Recognizes organizations and individuals in Idaho working to promote health and wellness, assist individuals with special needs, create safe environments, and build strong communities.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
Sponsor: SelectHealth
Utah SelectHealth Awards Program Inactive
Recognizes organizations and individuals in Utah working to promote health and wellness, assist individuals with special needs, support the underserved, and build strong communities.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
Sponsor: SelectHealth
The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program - Produce Prescription Program Inactive
Funding to support projects that demonstrate and evaluate the impact of prescribing fresh fruits and vegetables on the improvement of dietary health through increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, the reduction of individual and household food insecurity, and the reduction in healthcare use and associated costs. Projects that serve tribal, rural, remote, and insular communities are a funding priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
South Dakota Harvest of the Month Grant Inactive
Funding and support to actively engage children in South Dakota in learning about and exposing them to fruits and vegetables by utilizing Harvest of the Month educational lesson plans, recipes, and materials.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2024
Sponsor: South Dakota Department of Health
Indigenous Food Systems Community of Practice Inactive
A community of practice for grantmakers, lenders, and investors who are committed to investing in indigenous communities with a specific focus on agriculture and food systems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2024
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, Melvin Consulting PLLC, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders
Local Foods, Local Places Program in Appalachian Communities Inactive
Provides direct technical assistance to Appalachian communities to boost economic opportunities for local farmers and businesses, improve access to healthy local food, and promote wellness.
Geographic coverage: Counties within the Appalachian Regional Commission service area
Application Deadline: Feb 9, 2024
Sponsors: Appalachian Regional Commission, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Texas Blue Impact Grants Inactive
Funding to support projects that focus on community health and wellness, holistic care, health equity, and supporting the needs of underserved populations in all Texas communities.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 9, 2024
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2024
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program Inactive
Grants to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs that attract, retain, and graduate outstanding students capable of enhancing the nation's food, agriculture, natural resources, and human sciences professional and scientific workforce.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Colorado Health Disparities and Community Grant Program Inactive
Grants for initiatives that positively affect social determinants of health to reduce the risk of future disease and exacerbating health disparities in underrepresented populations in Colorado, with a focus on policy and systems change.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2024
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment