The Ben & Jerry’s Basis has awarded Salvation Farms its aggressive capacity-building grant. This grant — $30,000 a yr for 3 years — will lend a hand Salvation Farms put in force its strategic plan and extend its capability to ship top quality methods.
Rebecca Golden, director of methods for the Ben & Jerry’s Basis, praised the expansion and effectiveness of Salvation Farms because it was once based in 2004.
Govt director Theresa Snow and the group of workers “have raised the attention of on-farm meals loss and its possible to serve the wishes of the food-insecure throughout Vermont,” Golden mentioned. “They’re taking pictures the eye and pastime of meals waste, meals safety and group of workers construction advocates around the nation with their cutting edge methods.”
The Ben & Jerry’s Basis awards just one multiyear capability grant to a Vermont-based, statewide nonprofit every yr. The group’s paintings will have to “resonate with the root’s venture to additional social justice, offer protection to the surroundings, or strengthen circle of relatives farms and native meals programs.”
Golden mentioned the root was once additionally inspired by way of Salvation Farms’ foresight concerning the organizational construction paintings had to get to the following degree of its evolution, and the want to increase transparent and well-thought-out plans to take action.