About us

EAT4Health is a national program of the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation. Community Science supports this program. A founding partner, The Praxis Project, supported the initial launching of the EAT4Health Initiative with training and technical assistance.

 

The Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation is a national foundation that has been making grants in the area of sustainable agriculture since 1985.  It was a first funder of the field-defining 1992 Leadership Summit on Environmental Justice and has long supported the leadership of grassroots organizations working to increase social justice and environmental sustainability through systemic change, including through the federal policy making process.

The Praxis Project, a nonprofit organization that builds partnerships with local groups to influence policy making to address the underlying, systemic causes of community problems. The Praxis Project is committed to closing the health gap facing communities of color and forging alliances to build healthy communities.

Community Science is an award winning research and development organization that works with governments, foundations, and non-profit organizations on solutions to social problems through community and other systems changes. Using state-of-the-art qualitative and quantitative methods, Community Science’s goal is to strengthen the science and practice of community change in order to build healthy, just and equitable communities. The organization’s services include research and evaluation services, capacity-building products and services, and initiative management and support.

Funders:

Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation

Surdna

Kresge

The 11th Hour Project

The Compton Foundation

New York Community Trust

Lawson Valentine Foundation

Center for Social Inclusion

Sandy River Charitable Foundation