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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Yolo County Opens Applications for the Second Round of ARP Food Security Funding

What follows is a press release from the County of Yolo:

On September 28, 2021, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors (Board) approved the initial American Rescue Plan (ARP) Expenditure Plan, including $3,000,000 for projects under the Food Security priority category. With the first round complete, Yolo County seeks additional proposals from the community for food security, nutrition expansion, or food system enhancements. The total pool of funding for this round is $1,200,000. Beginning Monday, August 15, the County will accept applications for projects serving any one or more of three priority populations:

  • Senior Food Security
  • Children’s Food Security
  • Agricultural Worker Food Security

Projects with matching funds or contributions will be prioritized, and partnerships are encouraged. Applications must include the following criteria for consideration:

  • MOUs, Letters of Support, and permission needed from all participating or benefiting agencies or partners
  • One-time funding needed
  • Alignment with the Yolo County Strategic Plan
  • Measurable outcomes

The application period closes on September 23, 2022. Applications will be reviewed in September and early October. The Board will select second-round projects in October, and project funding will begin in November 2022.

For an online application, visit Food Security Second Round Funding

If your organization has questions regarding the award or the process, contact Madison York, Management Analyst, at Madison.York@yolocounty.org.

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