Open Calls

Open Calls

Throughout the year, we'll be hosting a series of open calls – each with a particular thematic focus area where catalytic grant funding can have the greatest impact – through which grants will be distributed. We encourage all types of organizations with an initiative related to the Grant Fund’s current thematic focus area to apply for funding. Explore the open calls below.

Consumer Food Waste

As a group, consumers are the largest generators of food waste, but it's not always easy for them to change wasteful behaviors. This first Open Call is focused on solutions and innovations in need of funding that can enable consumers to actively reduce their food waste at home — as well as in restaurant and foodservice settings — by making it obvious, affordable, and convenient. To bolster these solutions, the Catalytic Grant Fund seeks to support initiatives at a local, regional, and/or national level that include but aren’t limited to:

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