UNFI Foundation inspiring better food systems.


Empowering Equitable and Sustainable Food Systems
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Join us in our efforts to improve the future of food for all.



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Our roots

Supporting climate smart agriculture

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Our purpose

Advancing food system equity and sustainability

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Our future

A food system that is better for our people and our planet

Community Grants Program

Applications are now closed.

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Plant growing out of ground

A better future starts here

Nonprofit funding guidelines

We do not fund:

  • 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