The City of Bonita Springs is Seeking Applicants for its Food Insecurity Funding Program
The City of Bonita Springs is Seeking Applicants for its Food Insecurity Funding Program
Posted on 05/24/2022
Food PantryThe City of Bonita Springs has received $496,713.00 in funding from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The city is launching a food insecurity funding program to implement the grant. The city is seeking applicants from non-profit food pantries in the Bonita Springs area that currently serve citizens located in Bonita Springs.

Important dates:
• Notice of funding availability released May 25th, 2022.
• Please submit questions or requests for additional information by June 21, 2022.
• All applications are due by June 28, 2022, at 5:00 pm.

Applications may be submitted via email to [email protected] or hard copies delivered/mailed to City of Bonita Springs-9101 Bonita Beach Road Bonita Springs, FL 34135 before the application deadline.

To be eligible for the application submittal, non-profits (the applicants) must meet the following requirements:

• Applicants must have 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(19) status with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and include proof in their application.
• Services must benefit residents of Bonita Springs
• Minimum program amount - $25,000
• Maximum award not to exceed - $50,000
• Applicants must provide direct service to clients.
• Applicants must track clients served for reimbursement.

Once the application is submitted, it will be assessed for eligibility and evaluated by a Selection Committee utilizing the published scoring sheet.

For more information about requirements and scoring, please refer to the Notice of Funding Availability, along with the application below. 

For questions or additional information, please contact Elly McKuen at 239-949-6262 or email [email protected].