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Newman's Own Foundation, Food Justice for Kids Prize

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s your organization working towards food justice for kids in the United States? If so, this is your chance to receive up to $100,000 in grant funding over the next 2 years and deepen your impact! Newman's Own Foundation is seeking applications from organizations working in two priority program areas: (1) Indigenous Food Justice (Apply here) and (2) Nutrition Education and School Food (Apply here). They are welcoming applications from all eligible organizations, and in particular seek to be inclusive of organizations led by and/or representing historically marginalized and under-represented groups, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC).As many as 10 applicants (5 for each of our priority program areas) will receive up to $50,000 each in 2024, with the opportunity for an additional grant of up to $50,000 each in 2025. In 2026 and beyond, these grantee partners may be eligible for further funding.

Deadline

Tuesday, June 11th, 2024

Indigenous Food Justice (Apply here)


Nutrition Education and School Food (Apply here)

Roots & Shoots

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Educators, individuals, and group leaders are invited to apply for a $200 mini-grant to start, support, or celebrate their community action project that will positively impact people, animals, and/or the environment. Eligible participants must be registered members of Roots and Shoots (registration is free).

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Rolling Basis

Target’s Local Store Giving Grants

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Nonprofits, accredited schools, and government agencies can request Target Gift Card donations. The average donation is $25-$50 with a maximum of $500 per year.n

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Year Round

National FFA Scholarships

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The National FFA Foundation supports multiple scholarships to students pursuing higher education and career goals. Click here to find out more.

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Multiple

Apprenticeship USA

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Apprenticeship USA has two upcoming opportunities: Join the Agriculture Industry Registered Apprenticeship Community of Practice (CoP) meeting April 9 at 2 p.m. ET. The April meeting will focus on youth apprenticeship programs. Send an email to agricultureapprenticehip@dol.gov to join the CoP email list and receive meeting details. To learn more, visit the Agriculture industry page.

Participate in the Inaugural Youth Apprenticeship Week from May 5-11 and learn about the benefits of Registered Apprenticeship program for youth, ages 16-24. The Environmental Protection Agency recently released Educating Youth About Wasted Food and the EPA Wasted Food Scale in additional languages.

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National Garden Clubs Native Plants and Wildflowers Grant

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A grant of up to $500 is available to be used towards direct expenses for an educational program about native plants and wildflowers. State garden clubs, districts, councils and individual garden clubs many co-sponsor a symposium with state agencies, arboreta, native plant societies, or similar organizations.

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Rolling Basis

Fruit Tree Planting Foundation

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The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation donates orchards to community gardens, public schools, city/state parks, low-income neighborhoods, and hunger relief sites. The organization provides high-quality fruit trees and shrubs, equipment, on-site orchard design expertise and oversight, horticultural workshops, and aftercare training and manuals. Nonprofits, NGOs, public schools, or government entities may apply. At least 15-20 trees must be planted. Recipients must own the planting site, have a long-term lease, or work with a nonprofit/government entity that owns the planting site with a long-term usage agreement.

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Year Round

Hawaii Island Chef Challenge

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Hawaii

Private

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Hawaii Island Chef Challenge is hosting a keiki video submission contest for children between 12-17 years old. Videos should be one minute or less and include their name, where they’re from, and what they enjoy cooking. Finalists will be judged by celebrity chefs, and keiki and chefs will partner up to create a health and innovative meal.

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Unclear

Seed Savers Seed Donation Program

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This program provides a free variety of 50 seed packets to organizations and gardens in need. Community and educational groups who will freely share the harvest or save seed for other in need are eligibly to apply. Nonprofits, schools, community gardens, seed libraries, and educational programs may also apply. There is a $15 shipping and handling charge for each seed donation.

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Year Round

Salad Bars to Schools Grant

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This program provides schools and districts with salad bar support, technical assistance and equipment such as Cambro bars and camchillers. Any district or independent school participating in the National School Lunch Program is eligible to apply. Applications are currently being accepted, though shipments of approved salad bars is on hold until the 2021-2022 school year.

Deadline

Year Round

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