Applications for the 2022 Food Support Grant are now open
United Way Niagara is pleased to share a new funding opportunity to provide immediate relief to our community partners working in food security that are struggling due to increased demand, coupled with the rise in food prices.
The Food Support Grant is a funding opportunity available to support the purchase of food for any registered charity delivering food security initiatives in Niagara.
Registered charities that are experiencing and/or anticipating a budget shortfall to purchase food for food related programs and services are encouraged to complete the Food Support Grant application.
The deadline to apply is Monday, November 28, 2022, at 12:00pm EST (Eastern Standard Time).
To be eligible for the Food Support Grant Program, organizations must meet all of the eligibility criteria, as follows:
Be a registered charity; and
Be experiencing and/or anticipating a food program budget shortfall to purchase food to meet the needs of the community; and
Have less than six months of operational reserves available (or an explanation); and
Be able to provide audited financial statements or a review engagement report; and
Agree to recognize United Way Niagara for the grant; and
Agree to use the grant funds solely toward the purchase of food; and
Agree to report back on the Food Support Grant Form (provided by United Way) describing the use of the grant.