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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

December 6th, 2021 at 9am

December 6th, 2021 at 4pm

Email - rebekah.dobbins@ghpfa.org to register

Grant Application Open

 

 

December 6th

Applications Due

 

 

January 4, 2022

by 1pm -

Delivered to GHPFA office

Reveal of Grant Recipients

 

 

March 2022

Grant Cycle Opens

February 15, 2021

February 4th, 2020 8:30AM -

March 9th, 2020 1:00PM

March 12th, 2020 - April 8th, 2020

April 16th, 2020

2022 Small Grant

Application

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2021 GRANT
 RECIPIENT SPOTLIGHT

2019 Award Presentation

2021 Grant Recipients

Crock-Pot cooking class at the YWCA Teaching Kitchen

 Junior League of High Point

$ 2190.00

  • The funds awarded will pay for a registered dietician to teach the class and will also purchase Crock-Pots, cooking utensils, spices, and ingredients for each participant. The class will be for African American, Hispanic, and refugee populations, along with low-income mothers. 

The Arc of High Point

The Arc of High Point

$ 1797.31

  • The funds will be used to purchase plants, gardening tools, gardening supplies, and a shed to store garden supplies.

Kiwanis Boys & Girls

Kiwanis Boys & Girls

$ 4000.00

  • The grant will be used to purchase supplies to maintain the tower gardens and to maximize the growth of the plants.

Support for High Point Community Gardens

Growing High Point

$ 3728.98

  • These funds will be used to purchase funding for tools and lumber needed for Burns Hill, East Ave., Howard Street, and Beeson community gardens in High Point.

Bountiful Harvest Garden

West End Ministries

$4,000

  • This grant will fund the purchase of supplies, refurbishing beds, and operating expenses of a Community Garden Coordinator.

Eatery Sprout Project II

D-UP Inc.

 $4,000 

  • 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. Grant dollars will pay for inside and outside cooking equipment and supplies as well as collapsible storage and stackable bins for their food delivery program.

St. Stephen Metropolitan AME Zion Church

Morehead Rec Center

$ 4000.00

  • The funding will be used to start a community garden with 20 plots at the Morehead Rec Center.  They will also provide culinary and nutritions

The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club

SAHP Boys and Girls Club

$ 2956.60

  • The project will expand the outside classroom for their youth through the purchase of garden supplies like rain barrels, lattice panels, canning supplies, etc., that will support their STEM program. 

High Point Community Against Violence

HP-CAV

$ 4000.00

  • Funds from this grant will provide ex-offenders with a salary to help any food pantry when they have a need for manpower.  It will also teach ex-offenders responsibility and accountability as they work to turn their life in a positive direction.

Christ United Methodist Church

Christ United Methodist Church

$ 4000.00

  • Rufurbish 16 garden beds and expand the garden by adding four beds, fruit trees, and purchase a used refrigerator to store the produce before delivery to local food pantries.

High Point Public Library Teaching Garden

High Point Public Library Teaching Garden

$ 1800.00

  • Purchase a scale to track the amount of produce being donated to the community and purchase educational material about plants and pollinators.

Growing High Point Food Hub

Growing High Point Food Hub

$ 4000.00

  • This grant will purchase and install a ductless heater for the Food Hub along with needed plumbing repair and installation.  The heater will allow the Food Hub to be used comfortably used year-round.

Support for High Point Community Gardens

Growing High Point

$ 1923.90

  • These funds will be used to purchase funding for tools and lumber needed for Cedar Street and Southside community gardens in High Point.

Triad Health Project

Triad Health Project

$ 4000.00

  • These funds will assist in starting a garden on Gatewood Ave. that will provide food to local pantries, Triad Health Project food pantry, and local community memebers.

Oakview Recreation Center Food Education

Home Grown Heroes

$ 4000.00

  • The funding will be used to expand the current community garden at Oakview Recreation and to provide nutrition classes for the youth at the Rec Center.

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

$ 4000.00

  • The funding will be used to purchase a portable refrigerated truck for food supplies to be stored or delivered for community access in the event of a large-scale natural disaster.

Salvation Army of High Point Center of Hope

SAHP Center of Hope

$ 4000.00

  • The funding will be used to install a new garden at the Center of Hope that will be available to families staying at the family shelter.  The project will educate and help them potentially transform their own property into spaces for food production.

Food Security Fund Summary

17 Projects Funded

$ 58,396.21

  • We are thankful for the support of all of these community projects.