Since its founding in 2008, Food & Community grantee School Food FOCUS (FOCUS) has been the secret sauce in much of the transformation that’s taking place in school kitchens and cafeterias across the country.
Support grassroots leaders to foster systemic change needed to mainstream racial/ethnic equity as key values in first food and food system transformation efforts in low-income communities of color in the American South
Provide funds to support a charitable event, Women’s Health 2015, to provides healthcare professionals with evidence-based knowledge on women’s health across the lifespan and across the continuum of care
Ready for School collaborates with community organizations, school districts and other stakeholders to engage and inform parents about early childhood education and to expand early learning opportunities.
Launched in 2009, the Double Up Food Bucks program has grown from five farmer’s markets in Detroit to more than 150 locations throughout Michigan, including grocery stores, food stands and mobile food trucks.
Since 2009, more than $3.7 million in Double Up Food Bucks have been spent at food retail locations in Michigan. The program helps SNAP recipients double their food dollars on fresh, locally-grown produce.