Grant Money


Empty Bowls Naples Inc. is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our 2021 Empty Bowls Naples Inc. Grant. Qualified organizations supporting our mission of addressing food insecurity in our communities are welcome to submit a grant application for consideration.


• Deadline for Grant Applications: 6/3/2021

• Grants may ONLY be used for the program described in this application.

• Organizations with multiple program sites may submit only one application.


• Grantees must operate a program that addresses food insecurity in Collier and/or Lee Counties.

Due to current events, we will limit grants to food pantries and food banks that directly distribute food to the public.

• Grants cannot be used for administrative costs, including salaries.

• Grantees must help promote EBNI through the grantee’s website, newsletters, social media, and other means.



• There are three parts to the application:
1) Application Form
2) Narrative
3) Required Attachments
Please fully complete all three before submission.

To submit: parts one and two should be saved as one document with numbered pages and in the order presented below. Save As “EBNI 2021 Grant Application (organization name)”.

• Email final application and required attachments as PDF documents to Betsy Dawson at no later than 5:00pm on June 3, 2021.

• In the event that the application is not being emailed to EBNI, the applications and required documents may be hand delivered or mailed to: Empty Bowls Naples Inc. Attn: Betsy Dawson - 2221 Corporation Blvd. Naples, FL 34109, no later than 5:00pm on June 3, 2021.