The City of Madison Food Policy Council announces the 2022 SEED Grants cycle to address food access  issues in our community. SEED Grants are small grants designed to support new and recently emerging  projects or programs that support access to healthy food in our community.  

The City of Madison 2022 Budget includes $50,000 in grant funds to be distributed by the Madison Food  Policy Council. The Madison Food Policy Council is encouraging any organization, group, or agency that  is devoted to making food more accessible to City of Madison residents to apply. Any proposal that  improves the local food system will be considered. The maximum of any one grant will be limited to  $10,000. 

Interested applicants should go to the City of Madison SEED Grants webpage for the grant application  background letter and application form. Applications are due on Monday, February 28, 2022 by  5:00pm, and should be submitted to the Madison Food Policy Council at

Applications will be reviewed and funding recommendations made to the Madison Food Policy Council  by the SEED Grants Work Group of the Madison Food Policy Council in March 2022.  

Final decisions will be announced in mid/late March 2022. Additional questions can be emailed to and staff will respond as quickly as possible.

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