Kresge Foundation: Fresh, Local & Equitable – Food as a Creative Platform for Neighborhood RevitalizationDeadline: January 15, 2016
The Kresge Foundation seeks to support and accelerate local efforts that successfully use food as a platform for health, economic development, and cultural expression, creating co-benefits for all – especially low-income residents and families. The Foundation is particularly interested in neighborhood-scale projects that have been developed with strong community engagement and leadership; prioritize equity; involve multiple sectors and disciplines; and demonstrate a high degree of readiness to implement an integrated, cross-sectoral vision of food-oriented development. Competitive proposals will address creative place-making, health, economic development, and equity.
Amount: Planning grants of up to $75,000 each will be made.
Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations and local government entities.