Recap: Unpacking Nutrition Education

On June 25th, CFF partnered with Philanthropy New York to host an event called Unpacking Nutrition Education – Why It Matters for NYC Students covering the myriad ways nutrition education is addressed and offered in NYC schools, and significant value that these bring to a student’s physical, academic, and future well-being. Pamela Koch of the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy presented findings from their recently concluded reports, and was joined on a panel by Kelly Giordano of Newman’s Own Foundation and Tony Hillery of Harlem Grown. The panel was moderated by Bronwyn Starr of the New York State Health Foundation.

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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 and improve the lives of those in our community.

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Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc.

Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to the enhancement of the quality of life in New York City. Since 1997, the Foundation has been providing grants to help support organizations working in the arts, human services, environment and preservation, and education.

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New York State Health Foundation

A key priority for the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) is to create healthy communities that lead to more New Yorkers of all ages eating healthy foods, being physically active, and having access to a range of programs that encourage healthy life choices. NYSHealth is focused on two key strategies to improve health in New York neighborhoods:

1) Supporting neighborhood-level and policy interventions to increase residents’ access to healthy,

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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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South Bronx Learning Tour, 8/4

Join us for a day of site visits in the South Bronx, a neighborhood that is crafting their own future in innovative and collaborative ways through food.

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Spring 2015 News Roundup

A collection of news and blog articles from April to June, 2015

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Spring 2015 Resources & Announcements

A collection of resources and announcements from April to June, 2015

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Woodcock Foundation

The Woodcock Foundation is a progressive family foundation established to link family creativity and resources with community development needs. Trustees select areas of interest, identify individuals within those areas who possess strong leadership skills, and then invest in them with both financial as well as technical resources. Since its transformation in 1996 from a philanthropic vehicle for its two founders,

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Food Security Grant Opportunities from ATE

ATE is now accepting preliminary grant proposals for projects in New York City that address at least one of the major factors leading to food insecurity in families

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