Iowa DNR Offering 3rd & Final Food Storage Capacity Grant Opportunity

The DNR is offering a third and final targeted food storage capacity grant opportunity to help address food waste and efforts to expand storage and cold storage of donated food. Food banks, pantries and other non-profit organizations receiving donated food for distribution to food insecure Iowans are eligible to apply. This final round of grant funds has $135,000 available.

Information and application materials can be downloaded at under the “Food Waste” tab. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until available funds have been awarded.

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