Sprouts: Applications for Neighborhood Grants Program Open

2019 Neighborhood Grant recipient Growing Gardens of Boulder County. Image courtesy of Sprouts.

Phoenix, AZ—The Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation announced in a press release that it is accepting applications for the Neighborhood Grants Program now through July 20, 2020.

The foundation, which helps nonprofits provide nutrition, education, and food access to children, plans on awarding 100 grants to nonprofits in 23 states, totaling $600,000. Grants will range from $1,000 to $10,000 per nonprofit.

“Nonprofit organizations play a critical role in providing children and families with the education, resources and encouragement to learn how to live healthier lives,” said Lyndsey Waugh, Executive Director of the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation, in the release. “Through our Neighborhood Grants program, we are able to partner in this meaningful work and serve our communities.”

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The grants provide resources such as community gardens and youth cooking classes in the states where Sprouts Farmers Market stores operate. Since its start in 2015, the Foundation has awarded more than $10 million to nonprofit partners across 22 states, according to the press release.

Find out more about the organization and apply here.