Food insecurity is a major problem in the United States. According to the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA), more than 38 million Americans lived in food-insecure households in 2020.
This issue is not just present in the United States but throughout the world as a whole. The United Nations notes that between 720 and 811 million people in the world went hungry in 2020.
GrantWatch has always been committed to the challenge of food insecurity. The site has many grants listed that are focused on fighting this issue. These grants can be found within the category ‘Nutrition’.
Nonprofits organizations focused on food programs, rely on donations and ongoing support. For this reason, we are sharing eight grants available to nonprofits which are specific to food insecurity. These grants provide funding for projects that directly help the hungry, as well as for research for long-term solutions.
8 Grants to Help Combat Food Insecurity
- Firstly, there are grants available to U.S. and Canadian nonprofits for projects addressing food insecurity.
- There are also grants available to USA nonprofits to promote nutritious eating and reduce food insecurity.
- Cooperative agreements are available to a nonprofit, nonprofit research institution, or IHE for research related to nutrition and food access for children.
- Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to enhance health through nutrition. The funding source emphasizes programs that specifically address health-related social needs, promote equity by reducing the number of food-insecure individuals, and create access to nutritious foods that help combat chronic conditions.
- And there are grants available to U.S. IHEs, agencies, nonprofits, for-profits, and individuals to enhance children’s nutritional health and agricultural education. The initiative is part of a broader effort to not only increase access to school meals for low-income children but also to dramatically improve their quality.
- Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for community-based programs related to food and nutrition.
- There are also in-kind grants available to USA schools to improve access to healthy food. The purpose of this program is to promote the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables in schools by providing schools with salad bars.
- Finally, grants are available to U.S. and Canadian organizations for projects to benefit local communities. Funding addresses issues including hunger, agricultural education and development, habitat conservation, nutrient stewardship, watershed restoration, and sustainable communities.
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