Greater Worcester Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Worcester County Food Bank Fund to End Hunger. Grants will be made for innovative solutions to the problem of hunger through advocacy and programs in the Worcester area. The following areas are funding priorities: access to healthy food including advocacy for enrollment in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, child nutrition programs, and senior nutrition programs, affordable farmers' markets and community gardens. Also of interest are programs aimed at improving household incomes through education and job training, skill development, and initiatives that create jobs.

Grant amounts will generally not exceed $3,000. To apply, please visit our website or contact Sarah Shugrue, or 508-755-0980.