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


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


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

Tuesday, January 09, 2024 at 9:30am and 3:30pm

Registration Required
Register by emailing:

Grant Application Open

Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Applications Due

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 by 1:00pm at Greater High Point Food Alliance office

815 Phillips Avenue
High Point, NC 27262

Reveal of Grant Recipients

Week of
March 25-March 29, 2024

2024 Small Grant





2024 GRANT

Village Life Cathedral


  • Garden to Plate - This grant will be used for implementation of a Garden to Plate program for community members, teaching how to plant, harvest and prepare crops for consumption.  Funding will also be used to improve the community garden security.

D-UP, Inc.


  • Youth Advocacy Group - This grant will supply be used to provide basic cooking skills, including following recipes and creating original recipes.  Each student will develop a recipe with a food pantry staple item.  Basic cooking utensils will be purchased for each participant.

Triad Health Project

$ 2000.00

  • Bloom Project - This grant will help provide education to clients on how to grow food in small container gardens, provide nutritional and meal planning education with a focus on seasonal foods. 

West End Ministries

$ 4000.00

  • Mobile Pantry Program - Expand the mobile pantry program to more areas in need of food distribution.  Part of the funds will be used to purchase food as needed and cover the additional fuel costs. 

Homegrown Heroes/Kitchenology

$ 4000.00

  • Rx Meal Kits - This grant would be used to purchase high-quality local ingredients from Growing High Point for the Rx Meal Kits, provide food education booklet and materials.  Meal kits will be prepared and implement telehealth follow-up.  Grocery gift cards will be provided to program participants to purchase essential groceries.

The Salvation Army

$ 3224.94

  • Garden Irrigation System - This grant will be used to enhance our community garden by installing a drip irrigation system.  Funds will also be used for Boys & Girls Club members to visit local farms and farmers markets.

High Point Public Library

$ 4000.00

  • Power of Produce (PoP) - This grant will be used to support the Power of Produce program at the High Point Farmers Market. Children receive $3 worth of tokens to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables.  Children receive educational and craft materials about how to choose healthy foods, how to grow healthy foods, how to cook healthy foods and financial literacy.

A Change Will Come Youth Foundation

$ 4000.00

  • Green Thumb Garden Club - This grant will be used to expand the Green Thumb Garden Club.  Youth will be introduced to new foods and textures to promote healthier eating habits.  Garden supplies, tools and workshop materials will be purchased. 

Growing High Point

$ 4000.00

  • Culturally Appropriate Food Program - This grant will help provide culturally appropriate produce to the refugees participating in a literacy class through World Relief.  Growing High Point will also provide culturally appropriate foods to new refugees as they are adjusting to life in High Point.  A goal of the program is to build raised garden beds to be used in their apartment complex.

My Little Taste Buds

$ 2500.00

  • Youth Cooking Classes - This grant will be used for cooking classes at two locations.  We will teach youth essential cooking and baking, pastry arts, promote healthy eating habits while building self-confidence.

Helping Hands

$ 4000.00

  • Driver - These funds will be used to hire a part-time driver to purchase and deliver food to 40-50 households each week.  The target population are those with health and disability challenges.  The food boxes will be filled with food from the pantry and supplemented with purchased food as needed. 

Triad Food Pantry

$ 4000.00

  • Healthy Snack Bags - This grant is to supply easy to serve healthy food items to place in snack bags for partner groups serving low-income youth.

The Arc of High Point

$ 3940.00

  • Food Education - This grant will be used to educate participants in areas of food preparation, nutrition, use of food pantry supplies and food storage practices.  An emergency food pantry will also be started.

A Simple Gesture

$ 4000.00

  • Volunteer Recruitment - This grant will be used to purchase materials needed to recruit volunteers.  This included the green reusable grocery bags, brochures, bag tags and routing software.  For food recovery, the materials include food recovery educational materials for businesses, thermal blankets, scales, foil pans and tracking software. 

Senior Resources of Guilford County

$ 3600.00

  • Cambro Purchase - This grant will be used to purchase Cambros for the safe delivery of meals to High Point seniors.

LIVE Better, Inc.

 $ 3349.00

  • LIVE Better Garden Project - This grant will be used to host a series of home, small space and community garden sessions.  Qualified High Point residents will be gifted and installed raised garden bed or assembled planter box, gardening tools, seeds and other supplies to get started with their garden.

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