Become a Member Agency

Thank you for your interest in establishing a food program with the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Below are a few basic requirements for food programs.

New Member application process outline

Please see the Fall Calendar 2013 for application deadlines and training dates.

General agency requirements

For more detailed requirements, view Starting a Food Progam (PDF).

To help get your Agency off on the right foot, consult this budget form (PDF) and these articles of incorporation (PDF).

Applications are due at least two weeks before the first scheduled course of Pantry University's quarterly Foundation Series for new agencies.


Become a new agency

Contact Agency Relations to learn more about how you can start a food program.
773-247-3663