On January 20, 2021, the City of Grand Junction allocated $250,000 in funds for Hunger Relief to help Grand Junction nonprofits respond to the sustained increase in demand for food assistance resulting from the extended economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

See below for eligibility requirements and criteria before applying for this funding.

Who Can Apply:

  • 501 (c)(3) organizations only (no churches, schools, or other charitable entities) who provide food and housing assistance and who are seeing a sudden increase in demand for services.
  • No grants will be made to individuals, businesses or organizations that serve as a fiscal sponsor.
  • Organizations must have a physical address in the City of Grand Junction, be focused on hunger relief and primarily serve the residents of Grand Junction.

Funding Purpose:

To provide funding to Grand Junction nonprofits who provide hunger relief efforts to meet the ongoing demand for these services from people who have reduced income, lost jobs/hours or otherwise been impacted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Process and Timeline:

  • Organizations apply online via wc-cf.org.
  • Organizations can apply one time for this funding.
  • Deadline to apply is February 22nd by 5pm MDT. Funds will be disbursed on March 2nd, 2021.
  • Organizations will be asked to demonstrate how the COVID-19 crisis is impacting their organization, the clients they serve, and how this funding will be used to help with hunger relief/food assistance for Grand Junction residents in response to the ongoing pandemic.

For questions about eligibility or for assistance in applying, please contact Tedi Gillespie, tgillespie@wc-cf.org.