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UNFI Foundation Impact

Learn about our 2019 Impact

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Our mission

Inspiring better food systems
& nurturing everyday health
in our communities

Kids eating lunch at school
Hands with gloves planting tomato plant
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Ourroots
Increasing the supply of organic food
Farmer holding tomatoes after picking
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Ourpurpose
Improving access to fresh, healthy food
Mother and daughter buying tomatoes
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Ourresponsibility
Providing hunger relief for vulnerable populations
Mom cutting tomatoes for meal in kitchen
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Ourfuture
Advancing childhood nutrition education

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Plant growing out of ground

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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