Food Recovery Infrastructure Grants
Seattle Public Utilities offers grants to assist Seattle food banks and meal programs with infrastructure investments to increase their capacity to safely transport, store and utilize donated food from the grocery and hospitality industries
No applications are being accepted for 2013. Please check back later for potential funding opportunities.
SPU awarded $54,900 in grants to six agencies in 2010. View the 2010 Guidelines (pdf)
2010 Award Recipients
|Bread of Life Mission||$15,078||Purchase 4 freezers to expand the free lunch program, serving an additional 1,200 people monthly.|
|Immanuel Community Services||$3,710||Purchase several pieces of equipment and supplies to begin a breakfast and sack lunch program, serving an additional 600-700 people monthly.|
|Puget Sound Labor Agency||$3,795||Purchase 1 fridge and 6 coolers to add more options to their menu and serve an additional 100 people monthly.|
|Rainier Valley Food Bank||$6,624||Purchase 1 fridge and 1 electric pallet jack to expand the home delivery program to serve an additional 25 people weekly, and increase food available for the walk-in program.|
|University District Food Bank||$6,093||Purchase 1 freezer and 1 scale to expand service to an additional 150 people monthly.|
|Volunteers of America Greenwood Food Bank||$19,600||Convert the van for refrigeration to add more options to the menu and serve an additional 200 people monthly.|
For more information about the Food Recovery Infrastructure Grants, please contact Carl Woestwin at (206) 684-4684 or firstname.lastname@example.org.