$8 Billion in New Commitments as Part of Call to Action for White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

The White House announced a $8 billion in private and public-sector commitments to address hunger and reduce diet-related disease. Several equity-related commitments include: 

  • Marketplace to connect underrepresented food producers with large-scale food service and retail outlets nationwide 
  • Summit to discuss integrating nutrition and food insecurity into medical education curricula, with a focus on health equity 
  • Research initiative to generate tools and evidence to help design and scale “food is medicine” programs to improve health and health equity and reduce health care cost

Organization: The White House
Date: 9/28/2022 
Significance to Grantees: Investment for hunger and diet-related disease