Featured Corporate & Foundation Grants
 October 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018

Caterpillar Foundation and Feeding America

$22,339

1 in 8 Minnesota kids are food insecure. This grant will help us provide for school pantries and a full range of hunger relief services at schools participating in our innovative Food + You program in Hennepin County.

General Mills Foundation and Feeding America

$75,000

This grant will help us create new strategies to collect food donations, utilizing assistance from volunteers and the exciting new online MealConnect platform.

General Mills Foundation

$50,000

In recognition of Let’s Kick Hunger Day, the General Mills Foundation awarded Second Harvest Heartland a $50,000 grant. Each year, Let’s Kick Hunger Day mobilizes the community to help provide meals to thousands of people in need.

General Mills Foundation

$90,000

The General Mills Foundation’s general operating grant will help us meet a wide range of strategic goals throughout 2019, and help us achieve our mission of ending hunger through community partnerships.

General Mills Foundation

$150,000

With this grant from the General Mills Foundation, Second Harvest Heartland will have the resources we need to gather and distribute millions of pounds of food donations from nearly 500 retail grocery partners.

George Family Foundation

$50,000

A healthy diet is key to successfully treating diabetes and heart disease, but is hard to achieve on a limited income. With this grant, we’ll work with our health care partners to improve food security and health outcomes for low-income patients through FOODRx.

Michael Foods

$30,000

Fresh produce is often too expensive to purchase at the grocery store for families that rely on food shelves. This grant from Michael Foods will help fund our Produce Strategy this year, bringing fresh fruits and vegetables to thousands of hungry households.

Feeding America – Multi-Donor Regional Produce Cooperative Operations

$100,000

This grant will help us source, store and transport vast amounts of donated fruits and vegetables from across the nation, bringing variety and freshness to our food pantry partners, every month of the year.

Schwan’s Corporate Giving Foundation and Feeding America

$20,000

Working together, child hunger is a problem that we can solve. This grant will help us bring healthy food and innovative hunger relief strategies to children across our region.

Sit Investment Associates Foundation

$55,000

This general operating grant from Sit Investment Associates Foundation will ensure Second Harvest Heartland can add a much-needed 165,000 meals to the regional hunger relief system.

Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota

$20,000

More than 40% of the food we distribute each year is fresh produce. With this grant, our food bank will purchase new equipment to help our wonderful volunteers sort and pack fresh fruits and vegetables for hungry people.

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