Program Goal

We use our resources to promote strong rural livelihoods and food security for people with limited opportunities.

Focus Areas

Southeast Asia. To strengthen local institutions and initiatives in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam that improve livelihoods, through community building and empowerment.

Collaborative Crop Research. To explore solutions for sustainable, local food systems by funding collaborative research between smallholder farmers, leading local researchers, and development practitioners. Proposals accepted only during formal calls.

NOTE: This year, we are working to improve McKnight’s support for our Cambodian grantees. During this brief transition period, we will not accept grant requests from local organizations and people’s groups based in Cambodia for the May 2014 deadline. Please return to this website for program updates.

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