Conagra Brands Foundation Awards Grants To Local Nonprofits Through “Nourish Our Community” Program


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Chicago — In an effort to support Hunger Action Month, Conagra Brands Foundation has released the 2022 recipients of the “Nourish Our Community” grants, awarding one-year grants to 23 nonprofits across 12 states, totaling $350,000. 

For 30 years, Conagra employees have nominated nonprofit organizations in their local communities to be considered for community grants. The Nourish Our Community program supports organizations doing work to address the issues of domestic hunger and food insecurity, cooking skills, nutrition education, healthy lifestyles and urban agriculture.

“Since its inception, the Nourish Our Communities grant program has given our employees the opportunity to address the prevalent issue of food insecurity by partnering with nonprofits in their local communities,” says Robert Rizzo, senior director, Conagra Brands Foundation. “Healthy communities are built through consistent access to nutritious food. With this program, we engage our colleagues throughout the organization to raise awareness of food insecurity on a national level, as well as building local partnerships in communities across the country through our investment of grants and employee volunteerism.”

Grant recipients include: Alpha Community Center, Backpack Blessings, BCMW Community Services, Boys and Girls Club of Dane County, Care For Friends, City Sprouts, Conscious Alliance, Figueroa Wu Family Foundation, Grow Jackson, Life Styles, Lincoln Community Center, Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry, Million Meal Movement, New Visions Homeless Services, Nourish Meals On Wheels, Rise Up, River Valley Food 4 Kids, Russ Bus, Senior Center of Macon, Stepping Stones of Dunn County, The Teen Center, West Seattle Food Bank and the You Feed Them Missional Food Pantry.