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Food Security Action Challenge

Priority Area: Food Action

Dates: Oct. 2022 - Dec. 2022

Status: Completed

The Halifax Innovation Outpost, in collaboration with Just Food and HalifACT, issued an open call in September 2022 for ideas that can strengthen food security within Halifax Regional Municipality. 

Winning teams will receive:

  • Learning and mentorship in rapid-action prototyping
  • Support to sharpen and test their ideas with potential customers/users and/or partners.
  • Funding of up to $5000 for project costs (including supplies, marketing, purchases, human resources, fees, and/or any other costs).
  • Participation in a pitch event with an opportunity to showcase ideas and receive feedback and support from advisors in their sector.
  • Connection to larger grants to scale up promising solutions.

When: Applications closed October 7, 2022. Winners will be announced in November 2022.

Time Commitment: 15-20 hours from late October - early December

Project costs provided: up to $5000

All applicants must be affiliated with a Canadian business, organization, or community group.