FOOD SECURITY FUND
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
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 9:00am and 4:00pm
Grant Application Open
Monday, January 9, 2023
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 by 1:00pm at Greater High Point Food Alliance office
Reveal of Grant Recipients
March 13-March 17, 2023
2019 Award Presentation
2022 GRANT RECIPIENTS
Greater Greensboro Youth for Christ
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
- We are thankful for the work and commitment of all of these community projects.