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Community Fund Grants


2019 Community Fund Grant

The community fund grant is back and is offered to promote local food production, a sustainable environment, and healthy lifestyles. Two $1,000 grants will be awarded this year. We define local using the Tallahassee Metropolitan Statistical Area definition to include the Florida counties of Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon, and Wakulla. Applications will be accepted June 1- July 31, 2019. Any applications received after July 31, 2019 will not be considered. Winners will be notified by September 2, 2019. Winners will attend the award ceremony during New Leaf Market’s annual meeting to receive their grants. Winners will report back to the Board of Directors the following spring to share the outcomes of their projects.

The application period for this grant has closed, winners will be notified by September 2, 2019.

The following local organizations and individuals are encouraged to apply for the Community Fund Grant:

  • Local organizations defined as nonprofit under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Projects which address childhood health and obesity concerns in the community
  • Organizations which seek to reduce hunger or improve access to local, natural, and/or organic food and products in the community
  • Events, education programs, and projects that focus on improving the quality of life for our community's residents, particularly as it relates to health, nutrition, education, and environmental preservation
  • Any local project that contributes to a sustainable environment
  • Any business which builds relationships and co-operation in the community
  • Classroom teachers in the community whose projects relate to the above criteria

Requests from the following organizations will not be considered:

  • Political or advocacy groups
  • Service clubs or fraternal organizations
  • Third-party fund-raisers
  • Public clubs funded through membership fees
  • Sporting events or sports teams
  • Scholarships


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