Food Security Programs for Broward County

John C Johnson

Holy Cross Hospital, Inc. (HCH) is pleased to announce the availability of $25,000 for Food Security Programs in Broward County. This funding is in honor of former hospital Chief Executive Officer and President Emeritus, John C. Johnson and his unrelenting passion and compassion for ensuring that every man, woman, and child has access to sufficient food and does not suffer from food insecurity. HCH will serve as the lead agency in the awarding of these funds, with the guidance of a HCH Food Security Program Advisory Review Committee comprised of representatives from multiple hospital departments and a representative from the J. Johnson Family.

Holy Cross Hospital, Inc. operates without discrimination, including race, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity in consideration of grant requests and will award grants only to agencies and organization that comply with such policies.  Maximum grant award will not exceed $25,000. Typically between 2 and 5 awards are made annually.

Click here for the FY2019 Holy Cross Food Security Program Funding RFP.

If your proposal is selected for final review, you may be notified by the Review Committee comprised of members of the Food Security Advisory Committee during the week of October 8th for questions or on-site interview.

For questions, please contact Sr. Rita Levasseur, Vice President Mission & Values, via email

In Observation of National Hunger Month,

Proposal Deadline: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 1:00pm. Late proposals will not be accepted. Proposals must be submitted with one (1) original and four (4) complete copies to:

                                    Holy Cross Hospital, Inc.

                                    Attn: Sister Rita Levasseur

                                    4725 No. Federal Highway

                                    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33308


Grantee Awards:       October 18th: 1:00pm

Grant Period:            November 1, 2018 – October 31, 2019

Eligibility:                  501(c) (3) community based organizations in Broward County