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Sponsored by: NYS Department of Health, Hunger Prevention & Nutrition Assistance Program
What is it? HPNAP is a state program that provides lines of credit to be used to purchase nutritious food items, as well as food safety and sanitation supplies, either through the Food Bank For New York City or the United Way of New York City.
Fee associated: None
Who is eligible?
Soup kitchens and food pantries with current 501(c)(3) status; at least six months proof of operation; all required permits and an official Board of Directors.
How do I apply? Application submission for the 2013-2014 funding cycle will be open April 22, 2013.

The 2013-2014 application is only available at .

Some agencies may be eligible to receive HPNAP monies through an umbrella agency. Umbrella agencies include Catholic Charities Community Services, Archdiocese of New York; Catholic Charities Neighborhood Services (BFFY); Met Council on Jewish Poverty; Partnership for the Homeless; Safe Horizon, Inc.; Society of St. Vincent de Paul; The Momentum Project; The Salvation Army of Greater New York. If you are unsure of your HPNAP status please contact the Food Bank.

How do I access? Food Bank grant recipients must place orders through the Food Bank’s Online Ordering System. United Way grant recipients order through a private food vendor. See United Way contact below for further information.
Contract year: July 1–June 30
Application deadline: Application deadline for the 2013-2014 funding cycle is May 17, 2013 at 4:30pm
Contact: Food Bank: David McCoy, 212.566.7855 ext. 2246
United Way: Natalia Haimson at 212.251.2419 or Christina Perelli at 212.251.4107
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