This funding area supports Foodbanks and other large scale programs that implement and track the impact of hunger alleviation strategies targeting specific geographic areas where severe gaps for nutritional services exist, or that address the nutritional needs of specific groups (i.e. children, families, seniors, the infirmed).
Food Banks: Organizations that support the efforts of community hunger-relief agencies in high-need areas, and/or provide benefits linkage, job training and other poverty alleviation strategies
Multi-Service Network: Includes community networks (multi-agency collaborations) providing comprehensive crisis-to-stabilization services aligned with hunger-relief efforts
Childhood Hunger-Relief Initiatives: Addresses acute needs of low income children/youth at times when they are at most risk of hunger (before/after school, weekend, holidays, and summertime)
Systems Support: program supporting an agency's ability to affect systemic change by promoting policies that bring additional resources to a sector and/or leading coordinated planning initiatives shared by multiple stakeholders.