Applications Starting December 10, 2019
The mission of the Consumer and
Environmental Protection Agency (CEPA) charitable feeding pilot program is to
alleviate some of the costs for using permitted commercial kitchens for
Charitable Feeding Organizations serving the needs of the food-insecure
community in Santa Clara County, and explore options with organizations that
have permitted commercial kitchens to participate in kitchen sharing programs.
is a part of the communities we serve. We support programs, events, and causes
throughout the year, both collaboratively and financially. Grants will be
awarded for up to $1,000 to non-profits to pay for costs associated with renting
a permitted commercial kitchen in Santa Clara County for the purpose of
charitable feeding. Requests will be considered on the extent to which
organizations and/or individuals have goals to improve the safety, quality,
quantity, and availability of food to Santa Clara County community members that
may not have the resources to provide for meals themselves.
Permitted Commercial Kitchens
Below is information
on permitted commercial kitchens that may have available rental space.
1505 S. Winchester Blvd., San Jose
|Mr. C's Kitchen|
1614 Pomeroy Ave., Santa Clara
|Mr C's Kitchen|
1600 Dell Ave., #B, Campbell
- Expenses must be for permitted kitchen rental costs.
requests for consideration must be for providing meals to the food-insecure community
at no charge in Santa Clara County.
- Grant funds
cannot be used for any expenses incurred prior to December 10, 2019.
- Applications must
be received via email by March 18, 2020.
applying for reimbursement must be a 501 (c)(3).
- Mini grant
requests can be made up to but must not exceed
$1,000 per application.
organization may submit up to three (3) applications for the period of December
10, 2019 through March 18, 2020.
- Application Form
- Complete the mini-grant application form and send it to CEPA Outreach (firstname.lastname@example.org).
the event that the request does not align with the mini-grant criteria, the
applicant will be informed via e-mail.
will be notified via e-mail once a decision is made and will be requested to submit an invoice.
- The applicant has 15 days from the day
the request was made to submit the invoice and any other additional information
(i.e., pending paperwork and/or application revisions). If the information is
not received within said time, the mini-grant approval will be withdrawn, and
the applicant will have to reapply.
will need to complete a short one-page County vendor form and brief agreement
with the County to receive funds
- Payment will be processed by the County ACH deposited
directly into the grantee’s bank account. Please allow 5 business days for a
deposit of funds after all required documents and approvals discussed above are
received by the County.
- Awardees will
also be asked to participate in a post-award evaluation.
***Organizations must be within Santa Clara
County in order to be eligible for grant consideration. ***
If you have any questions, please call call 408-918-1932 or send an email.