Kresge Foundation Launches Food-Oriented Grant Opportunity

This week Kresge Foundation announced a new initiative – “Fresh, Local & Equitable: Food as a Creative Platform for Neighborhood Revitalization.” They will award up to 20 planning grants of up to $75,000 each in the first quarter of 2016. Planning grants “may support project management, partnership development, community engagement, strategic communications, evaluation, policy development and other activities directly related to successful outcomes.” Grant funds may not be used for capital construction costs, real estate acquisition or the purchase of major equipment.

Proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. Eastern on Monday, December 14. To learn more about the initiative and the request for proposal, click here.

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