Grants Available for Food Hubs

Wallace Center at Winrock International Announces Food Hub Development Grant Program Request for Applications

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The Wallace Center is pleased to announce its newest effort to support the work of food hubs nationwide, Strengthening Small-Scale Sustainable Farming and Local Food Systems by Accelerating Food Hub Development. The grant program will build on the significant work of Wallace’s National Good Food Network (NGFN) initiative to support food hub development and build capacity among small and mid-size farms throughout the U.S. to access regional markets, with an additional intention on building capacity among minority and female farmers.The Wallace Center has released a Request for Applications (RFA) for food hubs interested in grant support as part of this new work. This grant program is available to both nonprofit and for-profit organizations. The application deadline is March 30, 2014. To learn more about the grant program and review the complete RFA and timeline, visit: http://www.wallacecenter.org/strengtheninglocalfoodsystems

The Wallace Center will host a technical assistance webinar for potential applicants on March 5, 2014 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm Eastern time, to provide an overview of the program and RFA, review the application process, and respond to applicant questions. Register for the webinar here: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/685375826

To learn more about Food Hubs and to find excellent Food Hub resources, visit: http://ngfn.org/resources/food-hubs/food-hubs