Nourishing Neighbors Grant Opportunity
One of the Afterschool Alliance’s partners, the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC,) wants to make sure you are aware of a COVID-19 grant opportunity from partners at the Albertsons Companies Foundation to increase participation in the Summer Nutrition Programs. FRAC serves on the advisory council for Nourishing Neighbors (formerly known as Hunger Is), a program of the Albertsons Companies Foundation and encourages you to apply for these grants if you need additional support for your summer nutrition program. Please see below for information.
Note that applications are due by June 22nd at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time. Questions? Contact Christy.Duncan-Anderson@
Summer Meals Grant Opportunity
Nourishing Neighbors (formerly known as Hunger Is), an initiative of the Albertsons Companies Foundation, has established a fund to help local families impacted by the current crisis. This new opportunity is specifically aimed at increasing participation in, and access to, the Summer Meals Programs this summer. Intermediary organizations, sponsors, and schools can apply for funding.
Programs eligible for funding can include (but are not limited to):
- Food purchasing
- Temporary Hires to make up for lack of volunteers
- Technical Assistance
- Equipment, PPE, and packaging
Nourishing Neighbors Summer Meals Grant Information
Application Due Date June 22nd by 11:59 Pacific Time
Time Terms: Focused on summer meals, but recognizing the need for flexibility, the grant term is through December 31, 2020
Geographic Restrictions: Applications will only be considered for organizations working in areas with Albertsons Companies stores. See list below for states with stores.
Maximum Grant Amount: $100,000
Eligibility: Organizations must be a 501c3 designated charitable organization or a K-12 school
The grant application invitation can be found at https://
Once you are logged in, you will be asked “If you are requesting a grant from the COVID-19 fund”? Please make sure to click ‘yes’. Select FRAC from the drop-down available in this section: “Please provide the name of the organization that nominated you for funding.”