Foodlink, the regional food hub and Feeding America food bank serving the Finger Lakes and Genesee Valley regions, recently presented Seed Grant awards to local partner agencies.
Foodlink and New York State Department of Health’s Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance program received 30 applications, and awarded start-up grants for projects that proposed a new or enhanced service that impacts the emergency food system.
Awards range from $10,000 to $30,000. Agencies receiving awards include Barakah Muslim Charity in Rochester, Victor Farmington Food Cupboard, St. Mark’s and St. John’s Episcopal Church in Rochester, Greece Central School District and Taproot Collective in Rochester.