Grants will also be available from a fund created by the Olympia Kiwanis to honor Sue Lundy, a long-time community activist and volunteer at the Kiwanis Food Bank Garden. Download applications beginning in October . Specify which fund you are applying for.
Criteria for CSF Applicants–this grant cycle only
- Align with the emergent social and health concerns brought to our community by COVID-19.
- Reach for system approaches regarding basic needs (i.e., food supply, emergency housing, local economies).
- Account for the potential of continued physical distancing by utilizing available digital technologies that support social engagement.
- Grant requests can be for amounts up to $1,000 (however, depending on the funds available, actual awards can be in the $100-500 range).
Sue Lundy Fund Applicants
- Projects that support young farmers especially women
- Projects that assist in starting up Community Supported Agriculture
- Projects that facilitate connections between beginning and established farmers
- Projects that promote community gardens
- Initiatives that provide support for single mothers with special needs and immigrant mothers and families
- Application grant requests can be up to $2,000
The Sustaining Fund thanks the generous contributors to the Oly Food Co-op’s “Round Up at the Register” option.