United Fresh Start Foundation Community Grants Program

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
USDA
Description: 

Deadline passed as of April 20, 2017. Deadline for 2018 unknown. The initiative extends the foundation’s work beyond the school day, to provide children with access to fresh fruit and vegetables afterschool, on the weekends, during summer breaks and in other creative venues. The program provides $25,000 in grants to local community organizations and groups that share the United Fresh Start Foundation’s commitment to increasing kids’ access to fresh produce, helping them develop healthy habits to last a lifetime. Grants will support programs, events and/or activities that increase children’s access to fresh produce.

Category: 
food justice, distribution, nutrition, education, diet, health, noncommunicable disease,accessibility, local, fresh, economy, school, youth
Funding Amount: 
Grants are available up to a maximum of $2,500.
Matching Funds: 
No.

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Unrestricted.
Contact Information: 
backlog for 2018 reactivation