Healthy Food Financing Policy - Healthy Food Financing InitiativePowerPoint Presentation

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  • 1. Healthy Food Financing Initiative
    A national campaign initiated by PolicyLink,
    The Food Trust, and The Reinvestment Fund
    Goal: To improve access to healthy food in low-income, underserved rural, suburban, & urban communities
  • 2. Diverse Support for HFFI
    Partial List of National Supporters
  • 3. Healthy Food Financing Initiative
    President Obama requests $330 million for a national Healthy Food Financing Initiative in his 2012 budget proposal
  • 4. Let’s Move Initiative
    http://www.letsmove.gov
    Healthy Choices
    Healthy Schools
    Physical Activity
    Access to Healthy Foods
  • 5. 2012 Budget Proposal
    Administered by:
    USDA
    HHS
    Treasury (CDFI Fund)
    Budget Allocation:
    $35 million
    $20 million
    $25 million &
    $250 million NMTCs
  • 6. Agencies
    NOFAs
    Treasury
    Health and Human Services
    USDA, HHS, Treasury – joint website at http://apps.ams.usda.gov/fooddeserts/foodDeserts.aspx
  • 7. Legislation
    Legislation Introduced in 2010
    Will be reintroduced in 2011
  • 8. www.policylink.org/ KeepMeInformed/HFFI
    Updates
    E-advocacy opportunities
    Take Action