Pisgah Health Foundation will offer food resources grants to nonprofits in five WNC counties

Press release from Pisgah Health Foundation:

Pisgah Health Foundation Board has scheduled a Food Resource Grant funding opportunity for nonprofits and charitable organizations serving as food resources in Transylvania, Madison, Henderson, Haywood and Buncombe counties. Nonprofit organizations working to provide healthier food via a community garden or through food distribution services, such as a food pantry, food bank, mobile market, meal delivery or other provisions, are invited to apply.

Significantly impacted by COVID-19, many families throughout the region face food insecurity. PHF has committed $250,000 to organizations that provide healthy foods to underserved, elderly, and high-need households.

Interested organizations may only submit one application and if approved, must complete the project or program by May 31, 2022. Funding requests should not exceed $10,000. PHF Food Resource Grant will be open to receiving online applications March 17 – April 15, 2021. The link for application can be found at pisgahhealthfoundation.org. This grant application will not require a Letter of Intent, as in previous PHF grant cycles.

For questions contact Grant Operations Coordinator Cathy Wood at c.wood@pisgahhealthfoundation.org or 828.435.3775.

About Pisgah Health Foundation: The Pisgah Health Foundation is a public 501 (c)(3)

charity founded in 2019, by a board of seven caring individuals focused on improving the health, wellness and lives of western North Carolina residents. The organization evolved out of the Transylvania Regional Hospital Foundation. Pisgah Health Foundation’s drive is to improve health and wellness by addressing healthy opportunities in targeted social determinants of health areas including Health, Food Insecurity, Housing, Social Cohesion and Education. Board Members include Cathleen Blanchard; Dave Neumann, Esq; Jamie Ramsey, MD; Jeremy Purcell, Art Fisher; CPA, Juan Mascaro, William Mills, Jim Tyson, MD; Jim Wright, MD, Lex Green, CPA serves as President. To learn more, please visit pisgahhealthfoundation.org.

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