Become a Member

Please note: At this time, new member applications have been put on hold while we direct all resources to our COVID-19 response. For questions or information on support available to non-member food banks, please contact Amanda King ( 

Being a part of a network is exciting! Not only are you connected to like-minded people and organizations, but you’re able to access a number of exclusive food and funding programs – just for you!

Membership Benefits Include...

Feed Ontario Fresh Food Programs

Members have exclusive access to Feed Ontario’s fresh food programs, as well as the rest of the FeedON network, and receive notifications of food donations via SNAP (Smarter Needs Allocation Program).

National Food Sharing System

As a member of Feed Ontario, you have access to Food Banks Canada’s National Food Sharing System, which provides food banks with millions of pounds of non-perishable and fresh food 


Membership includes access to Link2Feed, a client intake system that tracks food bank use, trends, and statistics in real time.

Funding Programs

Members are eligible to apply for our exclusive funding programs designed to build capacity and increase fresh food provisioning in our food banks.


Feed Ontario offers complimentary safe food handling courses, as well as training opportunities through webinars and our annual conference.


We provide opportunities to network with your fellow food bankers through our regional meetings and provincial conference.

Discount Programs

Access savings opportunities on liability & property insurance, as well as group benefits

Feed Ontario Bulk Buy

Feed Ontario provides bulk buy opportunities on food and business supplies.

General Support

Have questions? We are here to help, or can direct you to one of the many knowledgeable food bank professionals within our network who can answer your questions.

In order to be eligible for membership, your food bank must:

  1. Not serve the same geographical community as an existing Feed Ontario member (please check our Find a Food Bank map for a list of our current members)
  2. Be a registered charity in good standing with the Canadian Revenue Agency
  3. Abide by Food Banks Canada’s Ethical Food Banking Code and our client care guidelines

If you meet the criteria for membership and interested in applying, please contact Adelaide Wimpenny, Coordinator of Member Relations and Programs at or 416-656-4100 x2934