Partner Portal

Hunger Relief Partner Portal

Welcome to the resources section for our Hunger Relief Partners. If you don’t see what you need here, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly.

Interested in becoming a Hunger Relief Partner?

We are proud to team up with a wide range of food pantries and relief organizations, whom we call Hunger Relief Partners, to help give everyone in our communities access to the food and necessities they so deeply need. Currently, we partner with more than 800 operations across Colorado and Wyoming, helping their budgets go further and ensuring that the good they do is even better together. Read more about benefits and criteria below. Or, if you are ready to join, begin your application using the button below. Our password-free system allows you to begin your application and save it to complete at a later time. We’re excited to partner with you!
mother and child picking out some fresh produce

Benefits for you, and for those you serve.

Become a Hunger Relief Partner with Food Bank of the Rockies to enjoy benefits like:

  • Up to 8 times the value with your food budget dollars
  • No membership fee
  • Choose the items you want
  • Best quality & variety
  • Produce, bread, & community food drive items at no cost
  • Delivery to rural areas

Hunger Relief Partner Requirements

To become a Hunger Relief Partner, your program must meet these criteria:

  • Have 501(c)3 federal nonprofit tax-exempt status, and a copy of your or a parent organization’s 501(c)3 must be attached to your application. (Food Bank of the Rockies provides exceptions for certain religious organizations.)
  • Provide food to people experiencing hunger.
  • Have a Federal Employer Identification Number.
  • Have adequate dry, cooler, and freezer storage to ensure wholesomeness of food until used or redistributed.
See if your program qualifies:

Eligible Site Requirements:

  • Have 501(c)3 federal nonprofit/public charity status
  • Churches (only) who do not possess a 501(c)3 status, please contact Partner Relations for 14 Point application
  • Have a Federal Employer Identification Number
  • Provide food assistance to the ill, people in need, and/or children
  • Funding resources to cover ASF (Agency Support Fee)
  • Adequate dry, refrigeration and freezer storage space
  • Staffing to perform client intake, and food distribution process
  • Vehicle capacity to pick up product from Food Bank of the Rockies warehouse and transport to organization location
  • Delivery to rural sites available


Client Eligibility Requirements:

  • Colorado resident
  • Varies by site:  Photo ID, proof of residency, or self-declaration of need

 

Hunger Relief Partner Site Resources:

 

Client Referral:


Apply for this Program:

Eligible Site Requirements:

  • Clients are children (18 years of age or younger)
  • Prefer sites capable of serving 5 days a week
  • Sites must be located in an area where 50%+ local children are qualified for Free/Reduced Lunch
  • Sites must conduct an afterschool activity for children
  • Structured activity is not required but encouraged for summer meals
  • Provide area in which children may consume snacks or meals on-site
  • Adequate dry and refrigeration storage; hand washing facility
  • Staffing to perform client intake and food distribution process
  • Vehicle capacity to pick up product from Food Bank of the Rockies warehouse and transport to organization location
  • Delivery to rural sites available
  • Food Bank of the Rockies prefers sites committed to serving meals year round (school year and summer)


Client Eligibility Requirements:

  • Children 18  years  of age or younger
  • Resides in local area or participates in afterschool enrichment program

 

Child and Adult Care Food Program Site Resources:

Client Referral:


Apply for this Program:

  • Contact Food For Kids for the current applications for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (school year) or the Summer Food Service Program (summer months). Email: FFK@foodbankrockies.org

Eligible Site Requirements:

  • Organization’s primary mission is serving children (18 years of age or younger)
  • Prefer sites to be located in an area where 50%+ local children are qualified for Free/Reduced Lunch
  • Adequate dry storage
  • Staffing to perform client intake and food distribution process
  • Vehicle capacity to pick up product from Food Bank of the Rockies warehouse and transport to organization location

Client Eligibility Requirements:

  • Children 18  years  of age or younger

Child and Adult Care Food Program Site Resources:

Client Referral:


Apply for this Program:

Eligible Site Requirements:

  • Majority of your clients are older adults (60+ years of age)
  • Classified as a food pantry & the Emergency Food Assistance Program distribution site (preferred)
  • Adequate dry and refrigeration storage
  • Staffing to perform client certification/intake process and distribution of food boxes
  • Vehicle capacity to pick up product from Food Bank of the Rockies warehouse and transport to organization location
  • Delivery to rural sites available


Client Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a Colorado Resident; 60+ years of age
  • Provide proof of ID and address
  • Combined gross income does not exceed 130% of current federal poverty level
  • Homebound clients may receive assistance via direct delivery and/or proxy (having someone pick up on clients’ behalf) – please contact Food Bank of the Rockies staff for more information


Commodity Supplemental Food Program Site Resources:


Client Referral:


Apply for this Program:

Eligible Site Requirements:

  • Have 501(c )3 federal nonprofit/public charity status
    Prefer active Food Bank of the Rockies Hunger Relief Partner for a minimum of 6 months
  • Classified as a food pantry and/or soup kitchen
  • Adequate dry, frozen and refrigeration storage
  • Staffing to perform client certification/intake process
  • Vehicle capacity to pick up product from Food Bank of the Rockies warehouse and transport to organization location
  • Delivery to rural sites available


Client Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a Colorado resident; provide proof of ID & address
  • Household members must receive some form of public assistance or have a gross monthly
  • Income that does not exceed 185% of current federal poverty level. 
  • See complete eligibility requirements.


The Emergency Food Assistance Program Site Resources:


Client Referral:


Apply for this Program:

Join us.

To apply to become a Hunger Relief Partner, please complete the application. Our password-free system allows you to begin your application and save it to complete at a later time.

The application process, which typically takes 4 weeks, is outlined below.

  • Completed applications are reviewed and assessed by Food Bank of the Rockies Programs team on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.
  • Some service areas may have adequate coverage with existing Hunger Relief Partners. In such case, your application will be placed on a “waitlist” and/or you will be contacted to discuss alternative options to assist the area with hunger-relief.
  • Food Bank of the Rockies may request your organization assist another Hunger Relief Partner in the same area or request your participation in assisting with unserved older adults and children in the area.
  • If your application is preliminarily approved a Food Bank of the Rockies staff member will schedule an appointment to visit your organization. This partner review will allow for Food Bank of the Rockies to inspect food storage/food prep areas, offer best practice suggestions on distribution processes, and discuss Food Bank of the Rockies procedures and compliance regulations.
  • If you receive final approval your organization will be onboarded as a Hunger Relief Partner during which you will complete the required annual trainings and attend an orientation.

 

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    Program.Intake@usda.gov

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Para todos los demás programas de asistencia de nutrición del FNS, agencias estatales o locales y sus subreceptores, deben publicar la siguiente Declaración de No Discriminación:

De acuerdo con la ley federal de derechos civiles y las normas y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA), esta entidad está prohibida de discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo (incluyendo identidad de género y orientación sexual), discapacidad, edad, o represalia o retorsión por actividades previas de derechos civiles.

La información sobre el programa puede estar disponible en otros idiomas que no sean el inglés. Las personas con discapacidades que requieren medios alternos de comunicación para obtener la información del programa (por ejemplo, Braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, lenguaje de señas americano (ASL), etc.) deben comunicarse con la agencia local o estatal responsable de administrar el programa o con el Centro TARGET del USDA al (202) 720-2600 (voz y TTY) o comuníquese con el USDA a través del Servicio Federal de Retransmisión al (800) 877-8339.

Para presentar una queja por discriminación en el programa, el reclamante debe llenar un formulario AD-3027, formulario de queja por discriminación en el programa del USDA, el cual puede obtenerse en línea en: https://www.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/resource-files/usdaprogram-discrimination-complaint-form-spanish.pdf, de cualquier oficina de USDA, llamando al (866) 632-9992, o escribiendo una carta dirigida a USDA. La carta debe contener el nombre del demandante, la dirección, el número de teléfono y una descripción escrita de la acción discriminatoria alegada con suficiente detalle para informar al Subsecretario de Derechos Civiles (ASCR) sobre la naturaleza y fecha de una presunta violación de derechos civiles. El formulario AD-3027 completado o la carta debe presentarse a USDA por:

  • (1) correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  • (2) fax: (833) 256-1665 o (202) 690-7442; o
  • (3) correo electrónico: program.intake@usda.gov


Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.