Grant Recipients & Funded Projects

Government and non-profit organizations are working to enhance local efforts to address child poverty and hunger with the help of funding from the Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center. The Center awarded 17 grants, ranging from more than $50,000 to almost $100,000, to select organizations implementing creative strategies for improving collaboration among the USDA’s Child Nutrition Programs and other nutrition assistance programs. As a part of the grant, the awardees completed a community needs assessment in their target counties to better identify existing barriers to program participation.  The results of the needs assessment were used to develop creative strategies to improve access to nutrition assistance for families and children based on the needs of the community. The awardees are working with community coalitions to implement these strategies.  Grant recipients and their targeted counties are listed below. 
For more information about the organizations’ funded projects, click on each grant recipient.

*Note:  This organization was unable to continue with the RCPNC-funded grant due to internal organizational challenges.