Massachusetts Food Trust Program

Grant program that funds projects that increase access to healthy, affordable food options.

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (“MDAR”) seeks proposals to establish a financing infrastructure that increases access to healthy, affordable food options, with a preference for fresh, locally-sourced, Massachusetts grown, caught or harvested healthy food, and to improve economic opportunities for nutritionally underserved communities in urban, rural and suburban localities.

Eligible Applicants

Eligible applicants are: Community Development Financial Institutions certified by the United States Treasury, and Community Development Corporations certified under Chapter 40H of the Massachusetts General Laws. Successful applicants will also have previous experience working with food related entities that operate in underserved communities.

Program Details

Application Deadline: January 5th, 2018

See application for more details. 

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