Grants

The Hunger and Poverty Prevention Partnership has suspended grants for 2020 due to the pandemic and the cancellation of our Empty Bowls fundraiser. Please check back in 2021 for grant opportunities.

We have an exciting opportunity for you and your organization!  Would you like to make a difference and help prevent or reduce hunger and poverty in Portage County?

The Hunger and Poverty Prevention Partnership of Portage County is offering a limited number of grants to fund activities that prevent or reduce  hunger.

Grants are available as a result of our annual Empty Bowls events.  These funds are used to develop and sustain programs that both prevent hunger and increase food security, as well as efforts that demonstrate poverty prevention.

Prevention: for activities that help prevent hunger and/or poverty, such as:

*Increasing awareness of local hunger and/or poverty issues through community campaigns, media or other projects

*Educating children about hunger and/or poverty

*Collaboratively addressing hunger and/or poverty

*Expand current efforts to increase the impact on hunger and/or poverty 

Supplemental Food Assistance:  to assist organizations in meeting food assistance needs in Portage County


The Hunger and Poverty Prevention Partnership has suspended grants for 2020 due to the pandemic and the cancellation of our Empty Bowls fundraiser. Please check back in 2021 for grant opportunities.

 Approval of the grants will be done in October each year, with notification to follow.  Funds will be dispersed at the annual Empty Bowls Event in October each year.  A final report will be required at the  August  HPPP meeting in the following year .

Submit grant applications to: Jill Sanders, UW-Extension, 1462 Strongs Ave, Stevens Point WI 54481

We look forward to hearing from you and partnering with you organization.  Together we can reduce hunger in our community!

LINK: Grant Application Instructions

LINK: Grant Application

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