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Webinars | US Department of Health and Human Services | 2016

Community Economic Development (CED) Program Overview Webinar

This session provided prospective CED applicants with an overview of the CED program, including the program’s mission and objectives, organizations eligible to apply, the program’s target population, and examples of successful CED projects. The webinar also provided a summary of funding requirements and estimated award amounts. 

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Webinars | US Department of Health and Human Services | 2016

CED and CED-HFFI Funding Opportunity Announcements

This session presented information about the CED and CED-HFFI grant competition, based on the CED and CED-HFFI funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). It outlined the programs’ purposes and strategies, provided tips and tools for submitting an application for CED or CED-HFFI funding, and identified key application criteria and requirements.

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Webinars | PolicyLink | 2015

Local Food Procurement 101: Policies and Programs

Food procurement– how and from whom food is purchased – matters when it comes to ensuring the health and well-being for millions of families, workers, and consumers. Local Food Procurement improves access to healthy food for low income families and communities of color and also creates good, quality jobs resulting in significant benefits to workers including increased wealth, quality of life,...
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Webinars | Farmers Market Coalition | 2014

Farmers Market Coalition

The Farmers Market Coalition seeks to strengthen farmers' markets' capacity to serve farmers, consumers, and communities by providing the rapidly growing movement with information, tools, and representation at state and federal levels. The Farmers Market Coalition helps build networks, link peers, inspire leadership, and connect farmers markets old and new with resources for success.

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Webinars | National Good Food Network | 2014

Food Hubs: Viable Regional Distribution Solutions

Food hubs, or regional food aggregation and coordination facilities, offer great promise for systemic social and environmental change. This webinar provides a clear illustration of the variety of models that exist, the outcomes they offer, and a sense of their viability, focusing on key elements of successful food hubs.

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Webinars | The Food Trust, The Reinvestment Fund, PolicyLink | 2013

WEBINAR-Food Access & Health Impacts: Trends and New Research

Limited retail access to healthy foods affects the dietary patterns and health outcomes of many Americans.  In this webinar, speakers discuss how new research and evaluation practices are helping to generate innovative solutions that stimulate change in local communities. * Sign up here to be alerted when the new Grocery Gap is released.

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Webinars | Opportunity Finance Network | 2013

Rural Healthy Food Retail: Challenges and Opportunities

Local grocery stores are a critical anchor institution sustaining America’s rural communities. This webinar highlights Kansas State University's Rural Grocery Initiative and its research to better understand the challenges and needs of these small businesses. Learn how one CDFI, Coastal Enterprises, Inc., is working to provide financing to rural grocery stores to improve access to healthy foods.

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Webinars | Altarum Institute | 2013

Altarum Institute Roundtable: Encouraging Healthy Food Choices in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - Examining Financial and Other Incentives to Change Purchasing Patterns

This Altarum Institute Policy Roundtable examined innovative approaches, including financial incentives, to encourage healthy food choices by SNAP program participants. We also examined the added economic benefit that can occur when more SNAP dollars are spent on local food and circulate in the local economy.  Speakers from Altarum’s Center for Food Assistance and Nutrition, the Bipartisan...

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Webinars | Food and Agriculture Policy Collaborative | 2012

Healthy Food, Healthy Economies: The Impact of Healthy Sustainable Food Systems

How does policy shape our food systems? How does adequate purchasing power for—and access to—healthy food contribute to strong local economies? This webinar explores why and how supporting efforts to improve food security and healthy, local foods can strengthen our communities. The speakers discuss how to make the case in your own community.
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Webinars | CDS Consulting Co-op | 2010

Preliminary Store Design

This webinar is about preliminary store design. It covers how and when to work with a store designer, discusses preliminary design and its importance and what store equipment is needed and the cost.

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