Food4All Mini-Grant Application

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Published on Feb 23, 2021

Thank you for your interest in applying for a Food4All Mini-Grant. Nourish California is providing ten (10) mini-grants to local/regional grassroots, immigrant rights, anti-hunger, and health promoting organizations to help mobilize and engage in the 2021 Food4All Campaign. 

Please read the instructions carefully - download info sheet. If you have any questions or comments please email: Gabby Tilley at  

These mini-grants were made possible by The California Endowment. 

CRITERIA Is your organization eligible?

  1. Applicants must be a local or regional grassroots, immigrant rights, or anti-hunger, and health promoting organization interested in engaging in advocacy for a legislative Campaign to establish nutrition assistance for all Californians, regardless of immigration status. 
  2. Applicants must be able to agree and fulfil all required grant level activities.
  3. Applicants must not receive additional funding from The California Endowment to fulfill the same Food4All activities.

Strong preference will be given to small, grassroots organizations who work directly with community members

GRANT PERIOD  March 2021 - November 2021

TIMELINE
February 23, 2021 Application opens
March 5, 2021 Application closes 
March 10, 2021 Final decisions and notification to mini-grant partners
Week of March 15th  First mini-grant partner call

GRANT REQUEST

Mini-grant partners will engage in various Food4All Campaign activities. Select a tier that matches your ideal level of engagement.

ACTIVITIES

GRANT TIER 1: $7,500
  • Provides spokespeople for events or policymaker education visits 
  • Leverages networks/members to support Campaign 
  • Engages in strategic discussions and offers expertise on Campaign development 
  • Organizes two community outreach events
  • Joins calls and meetings 
  • Participates in actions, events, press conferences
  • Distributes educational materials

GRANT TIER 2: $5,000 
  • Provides spokespeople for events or policymaker education visits
  • Leverages networks/members to support Campaign 
  • Organizes one community outreach event
  • Joins calls and meetings 
  • Participates in actions, events, press conferences
  • Distributes educational materials
GRANT TIER 3: $3,000
  • Leverages networks/members to support campaign 
  • Joins calls and meetings 
  • Participates in actions, events, press conferences
  • Distributes educational materials

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

  • STEP 1: Complete all required sections of the form below. 
  • STEP 2: The primary contact should provide their contact information. This contact will receive all correspondence related to this request.
  • STEP 3: Provide information on your organization, including the name, operating budget, number of employees, and mission statement.
  • STEP 4: What is needed for your organization to engage in the Food4All Coalition? Select a grant tier (see above).
  • STEP 5: Share a description of your funding request.
  • STEP 6: Select the geographic area(s) that best represent your organization's focus of work. Select all that apply.
  • STEP 7: Questions? Comments? Please submit your feedback.
  • STEP 8: Submit your application!

Food4All Mini-Grant Application

Step 1 of 4

  • Note: Once you start this application, you must finish it in one sitting. Our online system does not allow you to save your information and return to it later. If you leave the page, your information will be lost.
  • Primary Contact Information