Healthy Food Access Portal Profiles & Research Spotlights
Learn more about successful projects and research studies advancing healthy food access in the community:
Federal Policy Efforts (State-specific)
Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation
Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation (CPCDC) provides financial products and counseling services to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation members and employees nationwide as well as Native American owned-businesses throughout Oklahoma. CPCDC plans to use their HFFI funds to support number of projects that will expand access to healthy food and bring quality jobs to communities across Oklahoma communities, including farmers markets, grocery stores, and local restaurants. You can find more information here.
Source of money: HFFI CDFI-Financial Assistance Program
State & Local Policy Efforts
Are you working on a local or state policy effort in this state? Are you involved with a project supported by a federal Healthy Food Financing Initiative grant? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Contact Us page to add to the Portal.
We encourage you to check out the following resources to learn more about or get involved with food access issues in your state:
- Research Your Community: Plug in your city, ZIP code, or state into this mapping tool to better understand key health, demographic, food access, and healthy retail characteristics in your community.
- Tap Into Your Local Food System: Read how you can get involved, including connecting with your local food policy council.
- Find Money & Policy Efforts by State: Use the interactive tool to find funding opportunities available in your state, or examples of policy efforts and initiatives in other states.
For a full understanding of Healthy Food Financing Initiatives from advocacy to implementation, see The Food Trust’s Healthy Food Financing Handbook.
To find examples of other federal, state, and local policy efforts and initiatives -- as well as financing opportunities -- by going to Find Money & Policy Efforts by State.