2023 H2HC Inaugural Innovation Prizes

The Hunger to Health Collaboratory (H2HC) Prizes for Innovation will identify and highlight successful and innovative efforts to address food and nutrition inequities, and advance health equity, in communities throughout the United States.

In this inaugural year, H2HC will award two $100,000 prizes. Prize recipients will be announced and introduced at the H2HC Fall Summit on November 16, 2023, at WBUR CitySpace in Boston.

The prizes will be awarded to programs or initiatives that:

  • Focus on food and/or nutrition equity
  • Are designed to advance health equity
  • Address upstream, systemic factors
  • Take an innovative approach that has potential regional or national scalability or community adaptation
  • Demonstrate measurable, positive impact
  • Have a tax-exempt status or affiliation

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Nomination forms must be submitted by Friday, July 28, 2023.


Thank you for your interest in the H2HC Innovation Prizes. The nomination period is now closed.

The Hunger to Health Collaboratory received 70+ nominations from 22 states.

Only finalists moving on to the second round will be contacted and should expect to hear from H2HC in September 2023.

If you have questions about the nomination process, please email