Food System Focus Area: Hunger / Food Insecurity

Recap: Big Hunger with Andy Fisher

On October 4, CFF partnered with WhyHunger and Philanthropy New York to host a meeting titled Big Hunger about the new book by Andy Fisher, Big Hunger The Unholy Alliance Between Corporate America And Anti-Hunger Groups. Following a presentation about his research and findings, Andy was joined on a panel by Liz Schalet of Bed Stuy Campaign Against Hunger and filmmaker Lori Silverbush. The panel was moderated by Alison Cohen of WhyHunger. You can find a video recording of the briefing below.

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Kenneth Goldman Donor Fund

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The Kenneth Goldman Donor Fund makes grants in two areas of interest: Arts & Community Building, and Food Waste Reduction. The Fund awards approximately $300,000 in grants annually, and given its relatively limited resources and part-time staffing, considers proposals by...

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Impact Fairfield County

Impact Fairfield County is a collective giving circle that engages women of Fairfield County, Connecticut in local philanthropy on a deeper level. We unite women by together providing large, transformational grants to local non-profits. We strive to reach the underserved...

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Helmsley Charitable Trust

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The Helmsley Charitable Trust aspires to improve lives by supporting exceptional nonprofits and mission-aligned organizations in the U.S. and around the world in health, place-based initiatives, education and human services. Our emergency food assistance grantmaking focuses on making systemic changes...

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Recap: South Bronx Learning Tour

On August 4th, CFF and Philanthropy New York hosted a day-long South Bronx Learning Tour to highlight people and organizations using food as a vehicle to bring residents together and catalyze change in their neighborhoods. Twenty-five funders participated in the bus tour that included six stops and nine organizations across the South Bronx. Working on issues such as restorative justice, female empowerment, youth development, economic development, health and nutrition, and more, these groups were growing food, cooking meals, working with bodegas, running farmers’ markets, and creating buying clubs to achieve their goals.

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Grotta Fund for Senior Care

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Our fund aims to improve the lives of older adults living in Essex, Union, Morris, Sussex and eastern Somerset counties in NJ. We support programs that address challenging issues of seniors today, including social isolation and food insecurity as well...

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