Welcome to the Network Support Funds (NSF) page. On this page you will find links to our current Guidelines for Granting and instructions for submitting an application, as well as links to the online submission portal.
If you have questions or technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact your Food Assistance Network Strategist for assistance (Portland Metro Area). If your agency is located outside of the Portland Metro Area, please contact your regional food bank.
Update (7/22/22): Network Support Funds are now open Oregon Food Bank's 2022-2023 fiscal year (ending June 30, 2023). The first application deadline for the larger Capacity Building Grants is Friday, August 12, 2022. Please check out our updated Guidelines for Granting for FY22-23 linked on the right side of this page.
If you have a pending request you will receive a status update soon. If you have questions, please reach out to your Food Assistance Network Strategist or the Network Support Fund team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are no longer accepting Word document applications (with the exception of applications completed in Spanish).
A few things to note from the Guidelines for Granting this year:
NEW: Partner Agencies (food pantries and meal sites) are now eligible to apply for Capacity Building Grants of up to $25,000!
The updated Guidelines for Granting and applications are available in Spanish and posted below. If any partners speak languages other than English and Spanish, we can support applications through interpretation services - please contact us!