Bulk Purchase Subsidy Program

img_1099The Bulk Food Purchase Subsidy Program provides a reimbursement for costs incurred by food banks to purchase higher demand non-perishable staples (canned fruit, meat, fish and vegetables, soup, beans, baby food, pasta) or perishable food items (dairy, eggs, protein, fresh produce, frozen products). 

Food Banks Alberta will contribute funds to eligible food banks to increase their purchasing power of food items.

Food banks should keep receipts from the purchase of ‘Eligible Cost’ foods below to apply for 2017 subsidies.

Eligible Costs:

  • Purchase of higher demand non-perishable staples (canned fruit, meat, fish and vegetables, soup, beans, baby food, pasta).
  • Purchase of perishable food items (dairy, eggs, protein, fresh produce, frozen products).

Ineligible Costs:

  • Purchase of items which have already been covered under another subsidy program

This subsidy will cover costs incurred from January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017.

The 2017 application deadline is January 31.2018.

Download the fillable application here:2017 FBA Bulk Food Purchase Subsidy Progam – Fillable

Download the printable application here:2017 FBA Bulk Food Purchase Subsidy Progam

Applications can be submitted to by email contact@foodbanksalberta.ca or by fax to 780-459-6347.