Community News and Information - Food, Agriculture & Nutrition, General/Other
Case Western Reserve receives grant to improve food systems in Cleveland neighborhoods

A multidisciplinary research team led by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has received a three-year, $936,000 grant to use collaborative computational modeling approaches to promote...more

Florida Teen Uses Grant to Improve Nutrition for Foster Kids

Fresh vegetables are the aim of a 17-year-old high school student in Boca Raton. Thoughtful Isaac Leifert has come up with an idea to provide fresh foods to a to SOS Children's Foster Care Village....more

Profit Begins for Impact Investment In Sustainable Development Goals

AgriSmart, Inc. is an investment in agriculture that is partnering with Cote d'Ivoire in West Africa to meet Sustainable Development Goals at a high level of profit. Cote d'Ivoire is one of the best...more

Farmers Market doubles SNAP benefits

The Emporia Farmers Market is starting what may become a trend at all farmers markets. This market is allowing those with a SNAP card to swipe their card for tokens that will be double the dollar...more

Funding to Support Healthy Meals and Environments in Our Nation's Schools and Child Care

White's article on child nutrition focuses on educational efforts and grants which support this. She mentions National Nutrition Month (March) and the current efforts to facilitate children's...more

T. Rowe Price Foundation Grants $1.3 Million To Strengthen West Baltimore

T Rowe Price Foundation, founded by T. Rowe Price Group which is an investment management group, created a $1.3 million grant for West Baltimore. The grant required over a year of preparation and the...more

Ohio lawmakers launch healthy food grant program

Recently, Ohio Congressman Steve Stivers helped launch a new program in Ohio that would help provide more opportunities for fresh foods to areas on the state that are far away from stores that have...more

Funders for Youth Nutrition: A Growing Trend in the Quest for Food Equity
Foundation: General Mills Foundation, Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The government estimates that by 2030 42% of Americans will be obese, loosing $1 trillion dollars to medical care and lowered productivity. In light of this, funding youth nutrition is a growing...more

Connecticut Food Bank Receives $20,000 Grant For Backpack Program

Connecticut Food Bank garners a $20,000 grant from the Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation (DDBRCF) to support the Food Bank's "Backpack Program". The Backpack program serves food...more

Central Alabama's Community Food Bank Deliver More Food To People In Need With New Food Trucks

Grants from the Walmart Foundation enable the purchase of two new food trucks to be used by the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama. The two trucks will allow the food bank to distribute more...more






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