UNFI Foundation Grant
UNFI FoundationSuggest an update
Grant amount: Unspecified amount
Next deadline: Apr 2, 2020
Later deadlines: May 31, 2020
Applicant type: Nonprofit
Funding uses: Project / Program, Education / Outreach
Location of project: Calhoun County, Alabama, Counties in California: Los Angeles County, Placer County, Riverside County, Sacramento County, San Joaquin County, Santa Clara County, Denver County, Colorado, Windham County, Connecticut, Counties in Florida: Broward County, Gadsden County, Marion County, Sarasota County, Counties in Georgia: DeKalb County, Fulton County, Counties in Illinois: Champaign County, Kendall County, LaSalle County, Will County, Counties in Indiana: Allen County, Johnson County, Johnson County, Iowa, Counties in Minnesota: Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Sunflower County, Mississippi, Yellowstone County, Montana, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, Counties in New Jersey: Gloucester County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Orange County, New York, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Counties in North Dakota: Burleigh County, Cass County, Multnomah County, Oregon, Counties in Pennsylvania: Allegheny County, Cumberland County, Dauphin County, Philadelphia County, York County, Chester County, South Carolina, Dallas County, Texas, Hanover County, Virginia, Counties in Washington: Clark County, King County, Pierce County, Counties in Wisconsin: Brown County, Portage County, Racine County Show all
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About this funder:
Inspiring better food systems & nurturing everyday health in our communities
We support non-profits in our communities whose main mission or innovative programs focus on:
Increasing the supply of organic food
Supporting organic farmers who work hard every day to grow healthier food options. More organic food means healthier soil, cleaner air, and more tasty, nutritious food for families.
For example: efforts to increase the number of certified organic farms through cost share, outreach and training
Improving access to fresh, healthy food
We see food as medicine. Underserved communities and those facing serious illness or diet-related disease need it most.
For example: mobile markets and meal delivery to at-risk community members
Providing hunger relief for vulnerable populations
Doing our part to alleviate hunger in our communities, always through the lens of healthy, nutritious food.
For example: farm-to-food bank initiatives and community garden programs
Advancing childhood nutrition education
Creating space and opportunity for kids to adopt healthy eating practices when it matters most. Meaningful, hands-on food learning in the classroom, cafeteria and in the garden.
For example: school gardens, backpack programs and nutrition education efforts
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- The UNFI Foundation accepts applications from 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations in our communities that have a clear and substantive fit with one or more of our focus areas.
- Projects that have an impact in one of the communities where UNFI operates are given priority.
- We do not fund:
- Direct grants to individuals
- “Pass-through” organizations
- International organizations or projects
- Political campaigns and legislative lobbying efforts
- Building or capital campaigns
- Private foundations
- Projects that exclusively serve religious purposes
- Governmental agencies
- Sponsorships, advertising, or fundraising
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