UNFI Foundation Impact


2020 Funding

In 2020, the UNFI Foundation awarded more than $1 million to 95 nonprofits across the United States to support our mission of building better food systems and nurturing everyday health.

"We believe everyone deserves access to fresh, healthy food. Through our grants, we’re making better food more accessible to more people across the U.S. and helping our children adopt healthy eating practices early in life. We are proud to be able to support these pioneering organizations in our communities." – Alisha Real, Executive Director

View our Grantee Map for a full listing of this year's recipients.


2020 Impact

Our grant partners have made a big difference this year with our support. Here are some highlights:

Mom filling child's lunchbox
Mom packing child's backpack with food
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Created 12,000+ acres of organic farmland

Fostered 618 new organic farmers

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Established 1,568 new access points to fresh, healthy food in vulnerable communities

Delivered $5.8M worth of fresh, healthy food to at-risk community members

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Distributed 1.9M pounds of fresh, healthy food to those in need

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Created 33 school gardens

Taught 170,000+ kids at 573 schools about healthy eating