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UNFI Foundation Grant

UNFI Foundation

Grant amount: Approximately US $15,000

Next anticipated deadline: Jan 18, 2019 (Letter of inquiry)

Later anticipated deadlines: Mar 1, 2019 (Full proposal), Apr 26, 2019 (Letter of inquiry), Jun 7, 2019 (Full proposal), Sep 14, 2019 (Letter of inquiry), Oct 26, 2019 (Full proposal)

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Applied Project / Program, Education / Outreach, Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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We focus on organizations that align with our mission and address our funding priorities. We fund innovative non-profit programs with an emphasis on organic farming as well as initiatives designed to increase production.

We are proud to fund innovative new programs that support the development of healthy, organic foods and food practices, and the health of our planet. We support organizations that work to:

  • Increase organic agriculture
  • Provide research and science to develop organic farming practices
  • Protect the biodiversity of our seed supply and the stewardship of genetic resources of organic seed
  • Teach organic farming practices that promote conservation of resources
  • Foster the next generation of organic farmers

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • We will accept grant applications from eligible 501(c)(3) organizations based in the United States.


  • We cannot fund organizations that are based outside the US, but if your organization is a US-based organization that does work globally, then you may be eligible for a grant.
  • We do not fund individuals for scholarships.
  • Areas Not Funded:
    • Conferences
    • Individuals
    • Religious organizations
    • International organizations or projects
    • Political organizations or campaigns
    • Endowment requests
    • Capital campaigns building construction projects
    • Governmental agencies

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