2010 Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Awards

Posted by on May 24, 2010

WhyHunger and The Chapin Foundation Announce the 2010 Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Awards

Description:  The Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Awards (HCSRA) honor community-based organizations judged outstanding for their creative and effective approaches to fighting hunger and poverty in the U.S. WhyHunger and the Harry Chapin Foundation administer the program together to distribute cash awards of up to $7,000 to 10 organizations annually.

HCSRA applicants are included in WhyHunger’s online resource directory, and HCSRA winners are honored at the annual WhyHunger awards dinner in New York City, and are invited to attend a national networking day with current and past winners.

Qualifications:   Applicant organizations must be located in the United States and have 501(c)(3) status.  Organizations must be community-based in scope and service, and focus on self-reliance through the lens of community food, sustainability, and/or economic justice.  Organizations providing only basic services, such as emergency food and shelters, will not be considered.  Further instructions can be found in the application listed on the Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Awards website:  http://www.whyhunger.org/HCSRA.

Deadline:  July 15, 2010

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