Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2018: $271,831.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2021
Grant Recipient: University of Kentucky
Dr. Keiko Tanaka
University of Kentucky
Using semi-structured interviews, financial records, and secondary information, this study evaluates the financial sustainability of New Roots Inc., a nonprofit organization aiming to address the food justice mission, as defined in this study. The results presented in this study show achievements and challenges of New Roots Inc. in managing activities that fulfill its mission. With an exception in 2018, the organization addressed food justice mission goals and remained financially healthy from 2014 to 2019. Revenue volatility and human capital requirement are identified as challenges that could put at risk the long-term financial viability of New Roots Inc.
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This product is associated with the project "Extending Roots of Fresh Stop Markets Across the Southeast Region"