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Mass in Motion Grants Available to Hunger Network Members

Grant Focus:  The Barnstable County Dept of Human Services is seeking proposals from eligible organizations to help achieve the Mass in Motion objective of increasing availability of healthier food options for the region’s residents that seek assistance from Cape Cod Hunger Network food pantries and meal programs to meet individual or family food needs. The aim of this funding is to provide eligible organizations support for implementing sustainable approaches within a food pantry or meal program to:

1) Increase the volume of non-perishable healthy foods available at your pantry or meal program,
2) Increase the volume of fresh produce available at your pantry or meal program,
3) Encourage clients’ use of healthy foods for meals and snacks and discourage use of unhealthy foods.

Download Grant Application Packet

Eligible Applicants:  Eligible applicants are Cape Cod non-profit organizations that are member food pantries and meal programs of the Cape Cod Hunger Network and located within Barnstable County. (Barnstable Mass in Motion activities are focused within Barnstable County.)

Funds Available:  For this grant period April 1, 2014 to September 30, 2014, BCDHS plans to grant up to $11,750 in total. More than one grant may be awarded. If more than one grant is awarded the total of those awards will not exceed $11,750.

Proposal Due Date and Time: Applications must be received by 12:00PM (NOON), Friday March 21st, 2014

Questions: Per the application instructions, please direct questions to Julie Ferguson ( via email.