Start growing your work today!

The Community Food Bank offers grants 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.

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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.

Timeline: The Thriving Communities Grant is an annual award accepting applications each fall. Submissions are open from the 2nd Wednesday in October through the 2nd Wednesday of December at 6:00 PM. . During that time, applicants can APPLY HERE.

Want to learn more? Register for a TCG Info Session or Grant Writing 101 workshop HERE.

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

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

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