The UNFI Foundation Grant

From The UNFI Foundation

The UNFI Foundation is dedicated to inspiring better food systems and nurturing everyday health. They support increasing the supply of organic food, improving access to healthy food, and advancing childhood nutrition education.

Grant uses

Overview

We support non-profits in our communities whose main mission or innovative programs focus on:

  • Increasing the supply of organic food
    • Ex: efforts to increase the number of certified organic farms through cost share, outreach and training
  • Improving access to fresh, healthy food for vulnerable populations
    • Ex: mobile markets and meal delivery to at-risk community members
  • Advancing childhood nutrition education
    • Ex: school gardens, backpack programs and nutrition education efforts

501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations with a clear and substantive fit with one or more of our focus areas are welcome to complete a nomination form and be considered to receive an invitation.

Eligibility

Organization's Location
USA
Program Location
USA
Organization Type
501(c)(3)

Ineligibility

Conferences
Direct grants to individuals
International organizations or projects
Political campaigns and legislative lobbying efforts
Endowments
Private foundations
Projects that exclusively serve religious purposes
Governmental agencies
Sponsorships, advertising, or fundraising
not specified

Submission

Schedule
Step 1: Pre-proposal
Step 2: Full proposal (invite only)