Funding Opportunity: USDA Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HHFI), Letter of Interest Due December 7, 2021

2021 HFFI Targeted Small Grants Program is administered by Reinvestment Fund on behalf of USDARural Development. HFFI provides capacity building and financial resources to eligible healthy food retail projects to overcome the higher costs and initial barriers to entry in underserved areas. Grants may support a variety of organizations, business models, and capital needs of ventures that process, distribute, aggregate, market, and sell healthy, fresh, and affordable foods to underserved communities and markets. $4,000,000 is available will grant awards ranging from $20,000 - $200,000. Letter of Interest is due December 7, 2021. Eligbile organizations will be invited to submit a full application with notification in January 2022.