01-18-19 Healthy Food System Weekly Update

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Happy Friday! Well... the guv'ment remains shut... Not sure what else to say but lots of news below!

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Farm Bill / Congress

Relevant Food & Sustainable Ag News

Funding Opportunities

  • HFFI Grant Program. $1.8 million available to support eligible fresh food retail in underserved areas. Application deadline is 2.14.19. 
  • Natural Capital Investment Fund has launched RESEED Recovery Fund for farmers and value-added producers affected by hurricanes Florence or Matthew. 
  • The Conservation Fund's Resourceful Communities Program is accepting applications for the Creating New Economies Fund grant. Deadline Feb. 18 
  • NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission is accepting grant applications to support agricultural communities. Deadline March 8
  • RWJ Foundation: Funding for communities and organizations addressing health and climate solutions. Letter of intent due Feb 8 and application is due April 3.


Action! Event Highlight Additional Events Find more events on our national events calendar. If you have events you'd like added, please email Hannah.quigley@self-help.org


Job Opportunities Education and Development Opportunities  Resource 
That's All Folks!
David Beck, Policy & Media Director
Self-Help Credit Union & affiliates
301 W Main St Durham NC 27701
david.beck@self-help.org, 919-956-4495
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