Office Medicaid is a state/federal program that pays for medical and
long-term care services for low-income pregnant women, children, certain people
on Medicare, disabled individuals and nursing home residents. These individuals
must meet certain income and other requirements. I'd just include them both
US Department of
Health and Human Services (HHS) The HHS is the government's principal agency
for the protection of all essential health services for Americans. The agency
provides more grants and funding to deserving parties than all other federal
agencies combined. The website outlines how to apply, the general process, as
well as lists of available grants and funding opportunities.
Provider (requires sign in) The MNT Provider is a monthly publication of the
Academy. It provides readers with useful information about coding and coverage,
agency guidelines, business skills and more. The MNT Provider uses expert
analyses to present legislation and management information that specifically
affects dietetic practice. Must be logged into the The Academy website to
Food Security Coalition The Community Food Security Coalition catalyzes food
systems that are healthy, sustainable, just, and democratic by building
community voice and capacity for change.
School Farm to School connects schools (K-12) and local farms with the
objectives of serving healthy meals in school cafeterias, improving student
nutrition, providing agriculture, health and nutrition education opportunities,
and supporting local and regional farmers.
The Food Research Action
Center The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national
nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private
partnerships to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States.
Kaiser Family Foundation Health Facts A project of the Henry J.
Kaiser Family Foundation designed to provide free, up-to-date, and easy-to-use
health data on all 50 states.
the World of Nutrition. An PDF download that presents an overview of the
federal funding for nutrition programs from the Congressional Hunger Center.
Partnership to Prevent Chronic Disease The Partnership to Fight Chronic
Disease (PFCD) is a national and state-based coalition of hundreds of patient,
provider, community, business and labor groups, and health policy experts,
committed to raising awareness of the number one cause of death, disability, and
rising health care costs in the United States: chronic disease.
The Robert Wood Johnson
Foundation The mission of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is to improve
the health and health care of all Americans. Our goal is clear: To help our
society transform itself for the better.
Nutrition Association The School Nutrition Association is a national,
nonprofit professional organization representing more than 55,000 members who
provide high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the country.
Women, Infants and Children
(WIC) Alabama WIC provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods,
health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant,
breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and
children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk
City Harvest Food Recovery Program Magic City Harvest recovers excess food
to help alleviate food insecurity and food waste in Jefferson, Shelby and
Talladega counties. Although their focus is primarily on recovery of donated
perishable food, MCH is committed and involved in multiple collaborative
initiatives which are addressing the challenges and barriers to area residents
accessing sufficient, nutritious food.
Jones Valley Urban Farms
JVUF is a model sustainable urban farm that teaches youth and the Birmingham
community about sustainable agriculture and nutrition through outdoor