Private Funder: Jewel-Osco; Opportunity: Giving Back Grants; Funding Focus: Nutrition and hunger relief; Geographic Focus: Illinois and Indiana; Eligibility: Food pantries, soup kitchens and nonprofits (in the Jewel-Osco customer service area); Funding: Up to $2,500; Deadline: Rolling.
Summary: These grants support programs expanding hunger-relief programs in the Mid-West. Jewel-Osco provides capacity-building grants for qualified food pantry programs and community soup kitchens. The program’s goals include: increasing distribution of food to needy people; increasing access to food assistance in local communities; connecting clients utilizing food assistance programs to additional services and improving organizational efficiency to deliver hunger relief services and information. All requests have to be filed online.
Info: http://tinyurl.com/nb7k3mw; or 314/592-9506.