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Grant Guidelines


Information for Applicants

Who is Eligible: Any 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Idaho whose services include hunger-relief. Applicants are NOT required to be a member of The Idaho Foodbank partner network, Catholic Charities, or the Idaho Community Action Partnership in order to apply.

What We Fund: Funds will support programs that provide nutrition awareness, promote healthy eating, or relieve hunger. Specifically, funds can be used to operate programs, purchase food, provide nutrition education materials, expand capacity (new freezers, shelving, transportation, etc), and/or promote access to and benefit from all of the aforementioned activities and resources for underserved and/or marginalized populations.

Deadlines: Our grant cycle opens July 1 each year and applications will be accepted until midnight July 31, 2024.   Grant awards are announced in late September and funds are dispersed in early October. Recipients must submit progress reports in March and October.

How to Apply: We prefer applicants use our online form, which will be available on July 1.

Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than July 31, 2024. Mailing Address:

Idaho Food Bank Fund
c/o The Idaho Foodbank
3630 E. Commercial Court
Meridian, ID 83642

Contact Us: If you have questions about eligibility, the type of projects we fund, or how to submit an application, or a copy of the Microsoft Word form please contact Grant Coordinator Michael Shumann at 240-644-2933 or by email at