Grants & Opportunities

This portion of the website lists the grants and opportunities made available by Food Bank of Central New York for our partner agencies. The Food Bank is dedicated to providing our partner agencies with a wide range of resources including grants, food safety trainings, workshops teaching healthy behaviors, and food demonstrations.

Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis. Submission of an application does not guarantee your funding request will be granted. Specific instructions are detailed in the grant guidelines. 

For questions or more information, please contact our Agency Relations Department at (315) 437-1899 ext. 256.

Current Opportunities and Supporting Forms

HPNAP Capital Equipment & Operations Support
Operations Support (OS) grants, made available through the New York State Department of Health Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program (HPNAP), provide non-food support to eligible Emergency Food Programs (EFP) for items such as staff wages, utility bills, building space, disposable materials, and food service equipment/capital equipment. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis.

Important Documents for Capital Equipment Grant Awardees
2018-2019 Extension Capital Equipment Grant Application 
2018-2019 Extension Capital Equipment Guidance
HPNAP Capital Equipment Terms & Conditions
HPNAP Capital Equipment Transfer/Disposal Form
HPNAP Operations Support Eligible Expenses
2018-2019 Documentation Submission Form

Important Documents for Operation Seed Grant Awardees
2018 - 2019 Seed Grant Eligible Expenses, Required Documentation & Due Dates
2018 - 2019 Seed Grant Documentation Submission Form
Vegetable Conversion Chart
Fruit Conversion Chart