Ford Foundation: $100,000

One-year grant. This grant provided funding to obtain fresh produce and transport it to our ten-member food banks. The goal was to obtain and transport 670,000 pounds of food by…

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Department of Health Venison Grant: $175,000

Annual grant. The goal of this grant is to obtain donated, fully processed venison from hunters and processors in New York. Venison is a good source of lean protein. In…

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Nourish New York Private Donations: $300,000

Six-month grant. As part of former Governor Cuomo’s pandemic response, he asked New Yorkers to make private donations to a Nourish New York fund. This fund was administered by Feeding…

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Feeding America: $526,000

Three-year grant. Feeding America provided this grant to launch and operate a statewide produce sourcing program, with a goal of providing 53 million pounds of fresh produce to member food…

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Department of Environmental Conservation: $800,000

Two-and-a-half-year grant. This grant provided support to staff handling additional donated food. The DEC sought to reduce the landfilling of food scraps through increased food donation and food scrap recycling.…

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Department of Environmental Conservation: $1,500,000

Three-year grant. This grant provided operational funding that facilitated the distribution of 6,700,000 pounds of New York-grown produce that would otherwise have been left unharvested, as well as significant quantities…

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Empire State Development: $2,000,000

Three-year grant. The goal of this grant is to divert unmarketable food out of municipal landfills and put it to its highest use feeding hungry New Yorkers. The funds are…

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Nourish New York: $85,000,000

Twenty-month grant. This grant is a major part of New York State’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides funding to the ten member food banks of Feeding New York…

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Feeding New York State Launches Statewide Produce Sourcing Program

Feeding New York State Launches Statewide Produce Sourcing Program: Introduces New State Produce Manager, Jim Germain

Read Press Release Albany, NY – Feeding New York State (FeedingNYS) today announced the launch of its Statewide Produce Sourcing program. The goal of the program is to link farmers and food banks at the statewide level to ensure that the food grown in New York can be provided to New Yorkers in need, no matter where in the state they live. FeedingNYS will also link these farms to the wider food bank network outside New York State.

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New York City Hunger Report, 2019

New York City Hunger Report, 2019

Download Report As Hunger Free America finds in this report, from 2016-2018, an average of 1,041,278 New Yorkers — one in eight of our neighbors — lived in food insecure households, unable to consistently afford enough food.

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