…building community through food.
Slow Food Denver is pleased to announce our 2014 C.A.F.E. micro-grant project to support innovative and sustainable food initiatives conceived by Metro Denver area food entrepreneurs.
Slow Food Denver C.A.F.E. will host a series of dinners at which grant finalists will present their projects and/or organizations to community members, whose votes will select the winners. Winners will receive micro-grants of up to $3000 to support their work.
Who is eligible for a Slow Food Denver micro-grant?
- Individuals, small businesses or non-profits that operate in the Denver Metro area who are committed to Slow Food principles of good, clean, fair food and cultural diversity.
- Efforts which are categorized in one or more of the following areas:
1) Healthy Food Access: Projects that seek to increase access to affordable, real food in low-income communities.
2) Promoting Regional Biodiversity: Projects that seek to increase, protect, and promote biodiversity through sustainable food and farming practices, with a focus on communities in need.
How can I apply?
Please send completed application and one letter of reference by email to email@example.com, subject: C.A.F.E. grant or snail mail to Slow Food Denver, Attn: C.A.F.E. grant, 3350 Brighton Blvd, Suite 202 Denver CO 80216. You will receive a confirmation email once your application has been received. Finalists will be notified by email and will be invited to a C.A.F.E dinner where they will present their projects to the community table. Winners will be chosen by community vote. Any questions can be directed to Josh Hendrickson by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: applications must be received no later than April 16, 2014.