$150,000 IN ADDITIONAL GRANTS FOR THE TEXAS DISASTER RELIEF FUND!

grant announcement

for March 10, 2021

We are excited to announce our 2nd round of Texas Relief Fund Grant Recipients!

Thanks to over 5,700 generous donors & organizations from across the country, the following nonprofits are receiving funding towards relief efforts in Texas this week!

  • Sustainable Food Center is receiving $100,000
  • Rebuilding Together Austin is receiving $50,000

The Sustainable Food Center’s Farmer & Rancher Relief Fund provides direct relief to farmers and ranchers across Texas to help them recover from losses experienced during winter storm Uri. For over 45 years, SFC has supported local, small to mid-sized farms achieve their business and regenerative farming goals so they can thrive, while increasing access to healthy, local food throughout the supply chain at their two urban weekly farmers’ markets and wholesale procurement initiatives.

To help in this effort they have been providing:

  • Immediate, direct relief payments to farmers who have experienced a devastating impact on their farms and ranches, with a focus on farmers of color, beginning farmers, and farmers whose livelihoods are primarily dependent on their farm income.
  • No cost direct to consumer sales outlets to support farmers in recouping freeze related losses while ensuring long term financial success and viability.
  • Investments in relief projects for Black and Brown farmers to support the recovery from the long term effects of winter storm Uri, with an emphasis on infrastructure upgrades, sustainability improvements, and food access efforts in low income communities.

**50% of relief funding from Legacy Collective will go directly toward Black and Brown farmer relief

Rebuilding Together Austin provides critical home repairs and accessibility modifications at no cost to low-income seniors, U.S. Military Veterans, people with disabilities and working families. Our vision is safe home and communities for everyone.

To help in this effort they have been providing:

  • Homeowners can apply for assistance to make repairs to damages that occurred during the recent storm

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