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2021 food distribution opportunities

Hennepin County will grant $1.5 million to assist providers working to meet residents’ food needs. This opportunity is a very intentional effort on behalf of the County to address food insecurity issues in our communities, in recognition of the hardships and economic need created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This round of grants will cover food only. Hennepin County is examining a longer-term, more sustainable approach to solving food insecurity.

Apply for funding

Fill out the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Food Insecurity Award application.

Pre-application materials from July 7 conference

You may need information in these materials as you apply for funding.

Project timeline

  • July 7: Pre-release conference
  • July 8: Application release
  • July 30: Last day to apply; deadline for applications is 2 p.m.
  • August 6: Award letters will be sent.
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