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Minnesota Prevention of Wasted Food and Food Rescue Grants

Prevention of Wasted Food and Food Rescue Grants The MPCA is excited to announce the release of a second Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Prevention of Wasted Food and Food Rescue GrantsThese grants provide financial assistance to programs that help prevent food from being wasted and/or promote food rescue (food-to-people). Composting and food-to-animal programs are not eligible for this grant funding.

Up to $580,000 is available to organizations with project proposals that have a measurable impact, through prevention or food rescue, on reducing the greenhouse gas impacts from food that is wasted. Eligible applicants include Minnesota:

  • Not-for-profit organizations,

  • Businesses,

  • Institutions,

  • Political subdivisions of the state,

  • State agencies, and

  • Tribal governments

Multi-organizational collaboration is encouraged. See the request for proposals (RFP) for full details on eligibility, grant match amounts, and other information that will help applicants submit a proposal. To learn more and apply, please use this link:

  • Application deadline: March 19, 2021 (4PM)

  • Total funds available: Approximately $580,000

  • Individual project awards: Maximum $250,000; minimum $75,000

  • Match requirement: 25% (applicants must provide at least 25% match of the grant award)

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