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Community Food Access and Literacy Fund in Canada

Community Food Access and Literacy Fund in Canada


Deadline: 30-Apr-22

The Government of Nova Scotia is seeking applications for its Community Food Access and Literacy Fund to support programs that improve access to affordable, healthy food and which builds food literacy.

Government is committed to additional support for Nova Scotia’s most vulnerable families, seniors, and youth. This is a challenging time for everyone, and access to local, healthy food and food literacy skills has never been more important.

Program Description

The Community Food Literacy and Access Fund supports initiatives that:
improve local/neighborhood food access for vulnerable Nova Scotians;
teach meal planning skills;
teach nutrition and budgeting skills; and
build and maintain community gardens to increase individual, family, and community food access.
Themes

community gardens and food access
food literacy
Eligibility Criteria

Registered, Nova Scotia-based non-profit society/cooperative in good standing.
13 Nova Scotian Mi’kmaw communities.
Ineligibility Criteria

Fundraising events, capital building/development, and major equipment purchases.
Projects in which planning, research, and meetings are the primary focus.
Activities are currently funded through other Department of Communities, Culture, Tourism, and Heritage programs.
Projects that focus on Meals on Wheels or food hamper delivery services.
Projects in which the main objective is employment.
Applications from individuals.
For more information, visit https://cch.novascotia.ca/investing-in-our-future/community-food-access-and-literacy-fund

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