Apply for Financial Assistance

In 2020, we are offering financial assistance through a Targeted Small Grants Program (TSG Program). Up to $3 million is available for grants for innovative fresh food retail and food system enterprises that seek to improve access to healthy food in underserved areas.  

The submission period for LOIs is now closed. Applicants that have already submitted LOIs will be contacted with a status update by email from our online grants portal.  

More information about the program, including eligibility criteria, is described in the Request for Applications (RFA). The RFA explains the process for applying to this grant, and lists all of the application questions applicants will need to answer.  Please download and read the RFA before applying. 

Download the Request for Applications (RFA). 

The 2020 TSG Program has a two  phase  application process.      

The first phase of applying to this grant is to submit an LOI. The LOI submission includes applicant information, project information, budget information, and a brief narrative overview of the applicant’s proposed project, project location, community involved, organizational background, and project timeline.  

Reinvestment Fund will review all LOIs to determine if the proposed project is eligible for the program.  Eligible projects will be invited to submit a full application.   

LOIs must be submitted through Reinvestment Fund’s online grants portal Click “apply now” to access the online grants portal Eligible applicants will be invited through the online grants portal to submit their application through the portal.