UNFI Foundation inspiring better food systems.


Child eating - Nonprofits supporting Food Justice plus UNFI Foundation equals 2.4 million pounds of food donated in food deserts
Field of lettuce on a sunrise morning
Hands with gloves planting tomato plant
Increasing the supply of organic food
Farmer holding tomatoes after picking
Improving access to fresh, healthy food
Mother and daughter buying tomatoes
Providing hunger relief for vulnerable populations
Mom cutting tomatoes for meal in kitchen
Advancing childhood nutrition education

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Nonprofit funding guidelines

We do not fund:

  • Conferences
  • Direct grants to individuals
  • “Pass-through” organizations
  • International organizations or projects
  • Political campaigns and legislative lobbying efforts
  • Endowments
  • Building or capital campaigns
  • Private foundations
  • Projects that exclusively serve religious purposes
  • Governmental agencies
  • Sponsorships, advertising, or fundraising