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FOOD SECURITY FUND

VISION

Create a food secure Greater High Point community through sustainable projects.

CONCEPT

Find, foster, and fund projects to create a food secure community.

GRANT PROCESS

The Food Security Fund is designed to fund sustainable projects which focus on creating food security in the Greater High Point area, including Jamestown, Archdale, and Trinity.  These grants require an action or a return on investment by the recipient such as education, development of sustainable projects, and some form of giving back to the community

Informational Sessions

Grant Application Open

Applications Due

Reveal of Grant Recipients

February 4th, 2020 8:30AM -

March 9th, 2020 1:00PM

March 12th, 2020 - April 8th, 2020

April 16th, 2020

2022 Small Grant

Application

2019 Award Presentation

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2022 GRANT RECIPIENTS

2022 GRANT
 RECIPIENT SPOTLIGHT

Greater Greensboro Youth for Christ

$ 3000.00

  • The grant will be used for Southwest Middle and High School students in High Point to teach them how to cook using a crock pot.  The students receive a crock pot, utensils, and food. 

The Arc of High Point

4000.00

  • The funds will be used to purchase plants, gardening tools, supplemental pay for a garden coordinator and the completion of a garden shed.

A Simmple Gesture

$ 4000.00

  • This funding will be used to purchase the necessary supplies needed to increase the number of food donors to 1400 donors in the Greater High Point community to provide food to local food pantries.

Growing High Point - East Avenue Garden

1279.56

  • The funds will be used to purchase the materials needed for the construction of four galvanized raised beds that will accommodate older gardeners. 

Food Pantry of the Triad

$4,000.00

  • The funding will be used for a cooking class for single mothers in collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank.  As part of the program food will be delivered, including fresh produce to the single moms.

D-UP, Inc. -Eatery Sprout Project II

 $4,000 .00

  • Eatery Sprout is a grass roots initiative for Washington Street community youth and their families, targeting holistic change in food security with overall health, social, and economic success, which will be accomplished through ongoing collaborations. The funds will be used for food and supplies for weekly nutrition sessions, canning workshops, monthly advocacy workshops, labels and field trips to local farms.

Another Chance Gospel Ministry

$ 4000.00

  • Funds will be used to up-fit the food preparation area including the installation of a stove/sink combination, shelving, cooking and storage equipment.  They will provide cooking classes, financial literacy education, and job skills to youth referred by Juvenile Crime Prevention Program.

West End Ministries and the High Point Library

$4000.00

  • The funds will implement a Language Teaching Program by using gardening and food to teach language.  Funds will purchase gardening supplies, build a garden bed at the library and pay for the expense of a garden coordinator and language program liaison.

Growing High Point

$ 4000.00

  • These funds will be used to purchase equipment to increase crop production at the high tunnel and hot house for sale to the community as well as to upgrade some equipment at the Food Hub.

CARE Discipleship Ministry

$4000.00

  • The grant funds will be used to purchase supplies, equipment, and materials needed to meet the needs of those that fall through the cracks.  The target area for the ministry is the homeless population.  The goal is to provide 40 meals each Sunday at an outdoor community meal, 10 households will have food delivered each week, and deliveries made to boarding houses. 

Homegrown Heroes

$ 4000.00

  • Ten families will receive 12 weeks of teaching through a Food Farmacy program on healthy living, Kitchenology cooking classes that teach basic cooking skills, nutritional information, and $25 of fresh produce purchased from Growdega.

Food Security Fund Summary

$ 40,279.56

  • We are thankful for the work and commitment of all of these community projects.