New York Healthy Food, Healthy Communities Fund

Healthy Food Financing
Multi-Funder Partnership
New York

The New York Healthy Food & Healthy Communities (HFHC) Fund is an innovative financing program, established to facilitate the development of healthy food markets in underserved communities throughout New York. The $30 million fund is part of a statewide initiative to promote healthy communities and is augmented with funding from the federal Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI).  The HFHC Fund can assist for-profit, nonprofit or cooperative food markets that are located in underserved areas.  The Fund offers  financing for capital projects and related predevelopment activities, including real estate acquisition, construction or rehabilitation, leasehold improvements, equipment and infrastructure. (Working capital, inventory and workforce development funds are not available.) 

Healthy Food Financing Details