Childhood Hunger Grants

Last Published: 09/09/2015

In May 2011 the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, with funding from the Food and Nutrition Service in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, competitively awarded a first round of grants to five large and eight small projects in the amount of $2.45 million to qualified individuals and institutions to provide rigorous research that expands our understanding of hunger among children in the United States and the attendant policy implications.

Round 1 Grant Recipients
Round 2 Grant Recipients

A second round of grants was awarded to a new pool of competitive applicants in May of 2012, via seven large and five small grants for a total of $1.6 million.

Round 3 Grant Recipients

The third round has commenced and by application deadline of Dec. 3, 2012, proposals were received for 8 large grants and 19 small grants. A total of $1.2 million will be awarded to a mix of competitively selected large and small grants in April 2013.