Funding for Healthy Food Financing Initiative Projects
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a funding opportunity for Healthy Food Financing Initiative projects designed to improve access to healthy food. The Community Economic Development program (CED) will provide up to $10 million of funding to Community Development Corporations (CDCs) for projects located in food deserts and designed to improve access to healthy, affordable foods. Applications are due June 5th.
For more information – http://ow.ly/aeuT8 [Wellness and Prevention Health Reform Digest, April 11, 2012]