Foundation / Corporation
Appalachian Foodshed Project, a collaboration between North Carolina State University, Virginia Tech, and West Virginia University; with funding by USDA's Agriculture, Food and Research Initiative (AFRI)
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Grants totaling $18,000 to Western North Carolina community organizations, public agencies, and local groups working to improve community food security by promoting consumption, production or marketing of fresh locally grown foods, especially as meets the needs of low-income or other populations vulnerable to food insecurity.
These could be new or innovative projects or new and innovative additions to current projects. These projects should make a clear connection to improving community food security in your community.
Funds will support expenses directly related to the project such as travel funds (domestic travel only), labor costs, and project related materials.
North Carolina has $28,000 funding for this cycle and plans to fund, at most, 5 projects. A total of $18,000 is allocated for new projects, likely split between 2-3 grants. Continuation funds are available to previously awarded community enhancement grants of up to $10,000 split between projects.
GrantWatch ID#: 150558
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Funds will become available March 1 - 15, 2015. Projects must be completed by December 31, 2015.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Michelle Schroeder-Moreno, NC Project Director
NC State University, Department of Crop Science
2406 Williams Hall
Campus Box 7620
Raleigh, NC 27695-7620 USA
Direct applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
USA: North Carolina
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