Thursday, February 25, 2016

Capacity Building Grant Cycle to Begin in April

Good Shepherd Food Bank will launch its 2016 Capacity Building Grant cycle on April 1st.

Application and program outline materials will be posted on GSFB’s website and emailed to all Tier 2 agencies (food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, and youth programs) on April 1st.
  • Application deadline will be June 1st
  • Awards will be announced by August 1st.
  • Grant agreements will be due back to the Food Bank by September 1st.
  • Awards will be issued after September 1st.
  • Reporting will be due to the Food Bank by December 1st (though some funders may require a different reporting schedule).

Program outline materials will include how much funding an agency can request and whether funding is limited to a particular project or purchase (cold storage, for example) in keeping with the funders’ requirements.

Look for more information on April 1st.

GSFB Network is a blog for partner agencies of Good Shepherd Food Bank focused on feeding Maine's hungry.