Healthy Food Financing Policy - Healthy Food Financing InitiativePowerPoint Presentation

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Healthy Food Financing Policy - Healthy Food Financing InitiativePowerPoint Presentation

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

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