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Promoting Healthy Eating at Food Shelves


Fund Your Healthy Eating Initiatives

Sally Dover and Kelly Kunkel, Extension Educators — Health and Nutrition

Revised December 2014 by Kelly Kunkel, Extension Educator — Health and Nutrition.

There are many options for funding projects at your food shelf:

If you are looking for larger sums of money and you have the infrastructure to manage a federal grant, you may want to look into options available from the USDA Rural Development Program or the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

What You Can Do Today

How Extension Can Help

Find regional data to support grant writing or to connect with an Extension educator in your region: Regional Food Access Profiles.

Related Resources

SHIP: The Statewide Health Improvement ProgramMinnesota Department of Health — By building stronger communities, SHIP improves Minnesotans' health and saves money. Click on “Grantee support” to find RFP information.

Partner With Us — Partner with University of Minnesota Extension to expand your reach and achieve bigger impacts in the areas of health and nutrition.

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