SCC announces a limited grant opportunity for funding to support food system activities at conservation districts. Up to $5,000 will be available to each successful grant applicant. Funding must be used for activities that will result in products in hand or activities completed by June 30, 2023.
Funding for this grant is made available pursuant to the legislative budget appropriation to the SCC for Food Policy Forum activities. The SCC has $50,000 in funding for this opportunity. Grants to conservation districts will be made available subject to the requirements described in this announcement. The funding shall be utilized for eligible food system support-related activities. Eligible activities are derived from the most recent 2021 Food Policy Forum Recommendations to Legislature as well as activities identified by conservation districts in the previous food system grant opportunity last year.