Becoming a Community Partner with Feeding San Diego

Thank you for your interest in becoming an agency partner with Feeding San Diego (FSD).  Because of FSD’s membership with Feeding America and commitment to high food safety standards, your organization needs to meet the following criteria to be considered for Feeding San Diego partnership.  Please review the list below, verify that your organization meets all of the criteria, and gather the requested documents when applying to be a Partner. Your Partnerships Coordinator will be in touch with you to request the documents.

 

Partnership Criteria:

□     501c3 or faith-based organization with documentation of the organizations ability to meet the criteria established by the IRS to be considered a religious organization

□     Incorporated for the purpose of serving the ill, needy, or infants, or be a religious organization and place an emphasis on serving needy clients

□     Distribute donated product free of charge and not sell or use product in exchange for money, other property, or services

□     Limit distribution to USA only

□     Outline procedure for determining that final recipient of the product is ill, needy or infant

□     Not a foster parent association

□     Operate out of a commercial location (unless a residential facility)

□     Refrain from discrimination in the provision of service

 

Required Documents for submission at beginning of the process (New partners):

□     501c3 document

□     Articles of incorporation

□     Current list of Board of Directors

□     Pest control log

□     Food Handler’s Card

 

Additional Required Documents before becoming a partner (New Partner):

□     FSD orientation attendance

□     Agency agreement

 

Steps:

□     Submit online interest form after verifying you meet basic, minimum requirements

□     Monitoring of site for food safety requirements

□     Receive confirmation of eligibility to become an FSD distribution site

□     Attend FSD’s New Partner Orientation

□     Submit any lingering documents, including Agreement signed by your organization’s leadership and FSD’s CEO

□     Begin distribution and connect your community to food