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Food Infrastructure Grant

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The application for the Food Infrastructure Grant is now open! For full details about the grant please visit https://uwbc.ca/foodsecurity/.  Please note that this is a two-step application process - register here to receive the full application. 
About the Food Infrastructure Grant 
United Way British Columbia – working with communities in BC’s Interior, Lower Mainland and Central & Northern Vancouver Island and the Ministry of Health are looking to collaborate with community food-based organizations to address the unique food access and availability challenges of rural, remote and Indigenous communities in BC. This one-time funding is available to support the development, implementation, or improvement of food infrastructure that impacts year-round, long-term procurement, storage and distribution of fresh, traditional, and other food and enhances community well-being.  

  • Applications will be accepted October 4th, 2021 – December 15th, 2021 via online form, phone or video interview (UWBC staff will be available to assist).
  • $5,000-$20,000 can be applied for by a single applicant, OR $5,000- $30,000 can be applied for in a co-application between multiple groups.
  • Available to any community food-based organization located in any rural, remote and/or Indigenous community of British Columbia OR; BC First Nations Band or Tribal Council. 

 If you have any additional questions, please contact:
Alžběta Sabová (Food Security Initiative Manager) AlzbetaS@uwbc.ca or
Heather Escobar (Food Security Coordinator) HeatherE@uwbc.ca

  • Start Date

    Oct 04, 2021

  • End Date

    Dec 16, 2021


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