ATLANTA, October 4, 2022 - The Educated Choices Program (ECP) has been named the 2022 National Changemaker by the Eat the Change Impact grant program. This is the second consecutive year that ECP has been a recipient of this award granted to organizations that work to educate communities on planet-friendly foods and create more resilient, equitable, and just food systems.
Eat the Change Impact, the philanthropic partner of the planet-based snack company, Eat the Change, launched the program in March 2020 and has awarded $1.25 million over three years to national and community-based nonprofits working to promote and expand access to climate-friendly foods. ECP is honored to be one of the 39 recipients of this 2022 award. This grant will support the development of new educational presentations on food waste and food systems and will advance ECP’s mission to educate and empower students and communities with the knowledge to make informed and responsible food choices.
“We are thrilled to support this year’s Changemakers. Our community-based partners are creating positive, lasting change by developing healthier, stronger people and a healthier planet.” - Julie Farkas, Co Founder and Chief Impact Officer at Eat the Change.
"We are absolutely thrilled to receive this honor for the second year in a row! The ETC Impact Fund shares in our belief of the importance of science-based education as it pertains to the link between our dietary choices and the health of our planet. We are truly grateful for their ongoing support!” - Karyn Knox, Chief Development and Partnerships Officer at Educate Choices Program.
About Educated Choices Program
Educated Choices Program is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and international organization providing science-based education about the impact of food choices, empowering current and future consumers and leaders to help create a healthier, more sustainable food system for all. Their services are provided for free to the public including schools, colleges, and community organizations.
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More information: www.ecprogram.org