Welcome to the St. Mary’s Food Bank Agency Portal

Together, we are alleviating hunger in Arizona through the gathering and distribution of food. Learn more about St. Mary’s Food Bank and the resources available to our Agency Partners below.

Discover Our Programs

St. Mary’s Food Bank is determined to end hunger in the state of Arizona with the support of our Agency Partners and various programs.

Agency Services

Discover our Agency Services Programs

Child Nutrition

Discover our Child Nutrition Programs

Training & Support

St. Mary’s Food Bank is committed to devoting adequate resources to our Agency Partners to fulfill our obligations with acquisition and equitable distribution of food across Arizona.

Claim Your Organization on Vivery

The Find Food Partners Map on AzFoodHelp.org is powered by Vivery – help neighbors find your organization by claiming today! Check your email for a claim link or reach out to [email protected] if you need assistance.

Grant Opportunities

Current grant opportunities for qualifying organizations in Arizona. Apply now!

Direct Certification Improvement Grant

Application Deadline:  June 10 – July 29, 2024

The USDA Food and Nutrition Service invites state agencies that administer the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP) to apply for Direct Certification Improvement Grants to fund the costs of improving their direct certification rates with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and other assistance programs, as allowed under Federal statute and regulations.

Clif Family Foundation Operational Grants

Application Deadline: August 1, 2024 *application closes at 11:59pm PST*

The Clif Family Foundation has grants available for organizations working on strengthening the local food system, improving community health outcomes, and/or protecting the environment. Grants are awarded to support daily operating costs. Make sure to apply by August 1st!

Bashas’ Purposeful Giving

Application Period:  Open Year-Round

Bashas’ proudly supports causes that make significant impacts in our communities and align with one or more of our Purposeful Giving pillars, including Advocating for Good, Child Welfare, Environment & Sustainability, Food Access, Food System Education, and Total Wellness. Visit their website to review guidelines and procedures.

Composting and Food Waste Reduction (CFWR) Pilot Project

Application Deadline: September 4, 2024 *application closes at 11:59pm EST*

The goals and objectives of this program are food waste reduction objectives, reduce municipal food and waste, generate compost, divert residential and commercial food waste from landfills, improve soil quality, and more. Open to Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), county governments, independent school districts, and more. Apply now!


Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts

Recalls gathered from press releases and other public notices of FDA-regulated products.


2024 Food Bank Closure Dates

St. Mary’s Food Bank is observing closure for the following holidays. Your Agency Services Representative will reach out to you to reschedule your delivery, or you can contact them directly.

2024 Food Bank Closure Dates2024-02-16T17:25:22+00:00
  • New Year’s Day (Monday, January 1)
  • Memorial Day (Monday, May 27)
  • Independence Day (Thursday, July 4)
  • Labor Day (Monday, September 2)
  • Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 28)
  • Day after Thanksgiving (Friday, November 29)
  • Christmas Day (Wednesday, December 25)
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St. Mary’s Food Bank Agency Portal

The Agency Portal is a resource center to assist St. Mary’s Food Bank Agency Partners. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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