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Start growing your work today!

The Community Food Bank offers grant and loan opportunities from $100 to $250,000 to small businesses, nonprofits, and other organizations in southern Arizona.

Grants and loans provide funding so that you can broaden your impact and be part of a collective effort to build a healthy, hunger-free community. We’re excited to invest in the people, organizations, and communities who are doing this work.

Thriving Communities Grant

For Nonprofit, Faith, School, and Tribal Organizations, Collectives, and Mutual Aid Groups

The purpose of the Thriving Communities Grant is to support organizations, collectives, and mutual aid groups in addressing various aspects of food security, community health, social justice, and the root-causes of hunger. The grant can fund a wide array of projects, including infrastructure, supplies, training, community organizing, educational projects, pilot projects, evaluation efforts, and more.

Funding amount: Up to $20,000 for individual organization applicants and up to $60,000 for collaborations of 2 or more organizations

Applications accepted annually, October 11, 2022 – December 12, 2022

Health and Food Entrepreneur Microloan

For Individuals and Small Businesses

A joint program with Community Investment Corporation (CIC), this program offers low interest loans (3-5% interest rate) to entrepreneurs looking to grow their health or food-related business.

Funding amount: Up to $10,000
Applications accepted any time

Microloan Application – English | Microloan Application – Spanish

Agency Capacity-Building Loan

For Nonprofit Organizations

In partnership with Community Investment Corporation (CIC), this program offers low interest loans (4-10% interest rate) to nonprofits seeking to provide sustainable hunger relief, increase community food security, and improve community health.

Funding amount: Up to $250,000
Applications accepted any time

For requests larger than $250,000, additional funding may be considered in coordination with other funding organizations.

Questions about funding opportunities or need help logging into our grants system? Contact our team!

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