agency assistance program (AAP)

The Agency Assistance Program (AAP) assists FeedMore WNY’s member agencies with funding for emergency needs. Agencies may apply for assistance to purchase new equipment, to buy food at wholesale cost, to pay utility bills, or offset costs associated with emergency repairs/services. The AAP Grant is made available with funds raised through the efforts of FeedMore WNY and allocated by FeedMore WNY’s Board of Directors.

agency eligibility

To be eligible to apply, a requesting applicant must:

    • Be a member agency of FeedMore WNY for at minimum, six (6) months
    • In compliance with FeedMore WNY’s Agency Agreement
    • Have already applied for HPNAP Operations Support grant (if eligible)
    • Be able to assist with partial and/or matching funds if requested by the AAP Grant Committee
    • Have not received AAP grant funding for 24 months prior to application submission
    • Clearly demonstrate emergency need

submission guidelines

Applications may be submitted quarterly by March 1st, June 1st, September 1st, and December 1st. Urgent requests may be submitted at any time and will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The application for the AAP Grant, with a detailed description of process and requirements, can be found at the link below:

download grant application

contact information

For questions regarding this program, please contact:

Shawn Schlifke
Partner Services Coordinator
Phone: (716) 822-2005 ext. 3036