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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Call for Applications for GROWING JUSTICE: The Fund for Equitable Good Food Procurement


A call for applications is now open for GROWING JUSTICE: The Fund for Equitable Good Food Procurement.


Learn more about the fund, eligibility and how to apply (including an eligibility quiz), and answers to FAQs at the Growing Justice website. The fund seeks to support community-led efforts with awards between $50,000 and $250,000. Applications are due by 8:00 PM ET on March 16, 2023.


From the fund's website:

"GROWING JUSTICE aims to invest in efforts to solidify leadership, dignity and power or Tribal, Indigenous, Black, Latinx, Asian and immigrant people to identify and drive solutions that expand the market for good food from locally and regionally owned, and environmentally and economically sustainable farms, ranches, fisheries, and food businesses.


Support will be offered to efforts with the most promise to:

  • Build power for people of color in the food value chain
  • Stabilize and strengthen the efforts of people of color in the value chain to deliver good food to institutions
  • Leverage resources and shift institutional procurement practices to become more equitable and sustainable
  • Seed innovation and grow models for equitable good food procurement across regions and sectors
  • Support the spread and scale of equitable good food procurement."


Funders of GROWING JUSTICE include: The Rockefeller Foundation, Native American Agriculture Fund, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, Panta Rhea Foundation and Clif Family Foundation. Read more about the fund in this recent news article from The Kresge Foundation.




Colleen Matts


Director, Farm to Institution Programs

Coordinator, Michigan Farm to Institution Network

Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems


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