Mission and Priorities

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:


Everything we do
starts at the farm.
Melody Meyer, Executive Director
  • 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

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

Areas Not Funded

  • Conferences
  • Individuals
  • Religious organizations
  • International organizations or projects
  • Political organizations or campaigns
  • Endowment requests
  • Capital campaigns building construction projects
  • Governmental agencies