The Arkansas Minority Health Commission announced its request for application availability for food desert elimination efforts around the state

Fort Smith, Ark. – State officials have announced that the Commission will reportedly award a maximum of 4 grants of up to $10,000 each to community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, and non-profits focused on food desert elimination.

Grant funds can be used for a variety of purposes including, but not limited to community needs assessments, focus groups, technical assistance, and more.

Applications can be obtained by navigating to the Arkansas Department of Health website and typing ‘Bid Opportunities’ in the search bar.

The deadline to apply is January 4, 2024 at 3:00pm CST.

The mission of the ADH Arkansas Minority Health Commission is to ensure all minority Arkansans equitable access to preventative health care and to seek ways to promote health and prevent diseases and conditions that are prevalent among minority populations.

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