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Grants & Technical Assistance

Food Systems


Reinvestment Fund is committed to building a more equitable, sustainable and inclusive food system. We use capital and technical assistance resources to increase food access, reduce food insecurity and improve opportunities for all communities to lead healthy, vibrant lives.

America’s Healthy Food Financing Initiative

Created by the 2014 Farm Bill, America’s Healthy Food Financing Initiative is a public-private partnership administered by Reinvestment Fund on behalf of USDA Rural Development to improve access to healthy food in underserved areas. HFFI provides resources to eligible fresh, healthy food retailers and enterprises to overcome the higher costs and initial barriers to entry in underserved areas.

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Philadelphia Food Justice Initiative

A partnership with The Philadelphia Department of Public Health, the Philadelphia Food Justice Initiative supports community-driven projects advancing food justice and insuring communities can exercise their right to grow, sell and eat healthy food. The initiative supports a variety of food justice projects including urban agriculture, cultural culinary heritage, and start-up food enterprises in the city of Philadelphia.

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