The City of Madison 2023 Budget includes $50,000 in grant funds to be distributed by the Madison Food Policy Council. The Madison Food Policy Council is encouraging community groups to apply for SEED Grants. Any proposal that improves the local food system and makes food more accessible for City of Madison residents will be considered.
SEED Grants Information Presentation Video Recording
For potential applicants who are looking for more information on the SEED grants program and how to apply, please view the recording below, which provides an overview on the program and walks through the application process.
Download SEED Grants Presentation Slides
Video: City of Madison SEED Grants (YouTube)
Video: City of Madison SEED Grants (Madison City Channel)
SEED Grants Application Materials
2023 SEED Grants Application
Additional Materials for Applicants
Food Access Improvement Map (Updated Dec 2022)
- Please use the Food Access Improvement Map to contextualize the location and impact of your proposal. This map is referenced in Section 3 of the SEED Grants Application.
Submitting Grant Materials
Submit your application to the Madison Food Policy Council via email (email@example.com). Applications are due: Monday, February 27, 2023 by 5:00pm.
If you have any questions or concerns, please email the Madison Food Policy Council at
firstname.lastname@example.org and staff will respond.
PIE Food Project Grant Application (Dane County)
The Office for Equity and Inclusion, in partnership with the Dane County Food Council, is pleased to announce the Partner in Equity Food Project Grant. This grant program was created to encourage the innovative development of projects that advance equity and access in local food systems across Dane County.
PIE Grant applications are due on Mon. February 27th, 2023 by 5:00PM.
Learn more about the PIE Food Project Grant