Resources for Partner Food Organizations

woman holding box of fruit near food pantry shelves

Are you an organization or non-profit serving Denver?

Access food-related funding opportunities, technical assistance, and other resources related to food donation, licensing, safety, and sustainability.

DHS Food Assistance

Find free, healthy food in the City and County of Denver.

You can:

  • Find out how to apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Learn about our free, monthly mobile food pantry events
  • Get free food, hot meals and groceries from other programs in Denver

 

DHS Food Assistance

Double Up Food Bucks Colorado

Learn how to get free fruits and vegetables with your SNAP and P-EBT benefits.

 

Double Up Food Bucks Colorado

 

DDPHE Funding Opportunities

Explore funding opportunities for collaborating with businesses and community organizations to empower Denver's communities to lead healthier, longer lives.

 

Department of Public Health & Environment

NEST Index

Discover the tool developed by the Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) agency for assessing economic and cultural vulnerability in Denver neighborhoods. This tool analyzes various social, business, and economic indicators to provide valuable insights.

 

NEST Index

Food System Policies

Discover food system policies aimed at addressing the challenges faced by many Denver residents, particularly children, who have limited access to healthy, affordable foods and beverages.

 

Food System Policies

Bondadosa

Bondadosa provides delivery services to nonprofit food pantries and organizations focused on food access. Contact us directly to inquire about pricing and availability of our delivery services. Experience the convenience of getting fresh, locally sourced food delivered right to your door.

 

Bondadosa

Neighborhood Planning

Learn about the Neighborhood Planning Initiative which has three core values: intentional, equitable, and measurable.

These values guided the development of the Initiative's strategic plan, which describes the general framework for each neighborhood planning process. They provide a level of analysis, detail, and guidance on issues affecting local areas that citywide plans cannot. They also help implement citywide plans at a local level.

 

Neighborhood Planning

License Directory

Discover our comprehensive license directory, your one-stop resource for business and occupational license applications, essential for obtaining and maintaining your food business license.

 

License Directory

Denver Moves Everyone 2050

Denver Moves Everyone (DME) amplifies the diverse voices of thousands of residents across all 78 neighborhoods in Denver. Centered on equity, DME advocates for increased investments in Denver’s transportation infrastructure to enhance access to essential resources, including food options, fostering a more connected and resilient community.

 

Denver Moves Everyone 2050

 

 

D-ONE

Discover D-ONE's range of loans, grants, and scholarships designed to support nonprofits by providing vital services to Denver communities. Our nonprofit programming empowers these organizations to sustainably serve their communities and combat hunger effectively.

 

D-ONE

Denver Community Active Living Coalition

Visit the Denver Community Active Living Coalition (CALC) page, a valuable resource offering Micro-Grants open to any individual, business, or organization within the City & County of Denver. These grants provide support for initiatives aimed at promoting active living and community wellness.

 

Denver Community Active Living Coalition

Department of Housing Stability (HOST)

Discover partner resources including Housing Development Resources, Funding Opportunities & Procurement Resources, Contractor Payment Requests, Asset Management & Compliance Resources, and Training opportunities.

 

Department of Housing Stability (HOST)

DHS GIVE Center

The GIVE Center provides support with:

  • Food access
  • Colorado vital document vouchers, including:
    • identification
    • birth certificates
    • death certificates
  • Hygiene items
  • Diapers (Baby / Adult)
  • Resource navigation

 

GIVE Center

 

Want to be added to this list? Email foodaccess@denvergov.org