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Healthy Food Access Community Assessment Contractor

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Lake County Build a Generation
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Central Mountains
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The Lake County Food Access Coalition, Lake County Public Health Agency and Lake County Build a Generation seek an assessment contractor to help improve healthy food access for Lake County residents.

Areas of Responsibility

The assessment contractor will:

• Design and implement a community assessment to identify barriers to enrolling in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and/or eating locally grown produce in Lake County

• Conduct a community resource and capacity assessment to identify resources currently driving SNAP enrollment and/or access to local produce and to identify opportunities to expand capacity to increase access to SNAP and locally grown produce.

• Identify and document statewide examples of innovative approaches to increasing SNAP enrollment and/or increasing access to local produce for families at or below 200% of poverty. 

• Identify statewide initiatives addressing access to healthy food, particularly those whose work addresses Lake County challenges  

• Produce a report that will guide the Lake County Food Access Coalition and community partners in addressing issues of healthy food access in Lake County.  

  • The ideal contractor has experience and/or knowledge of healthy eating and health equity; brings research experience and a willingness to co-create research with community members; and has experience writing clear and concise community reports.
How To Apply

Visit to review the full request for proposals, including scope of work and proposal guidelines. Anticipated contract term is Sept. 1 – Dec. 31, 2018. Deadline is Aug. 17 by close of business. For questions, contact Nichole Glaser at 719-486-4114 or

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