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Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation Accepting 2018 Neighborhood Grant Applications

Local health and nutrition education nonprofits invited to apply through May 31

WHAT:  The Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation is now accepting applications for its annual Neighborhood Grant program available to local nonprofit partners that support children’s health and nutrition education programs. Since 2016, more than 100 Neighborhood Grants, ranging from $5,000 to $10,000, have been funded.

In 2017, nearly 60 organizations received Neighborhood Grants, totaling $430,000 donated from Sprouts supported by in-store roundup campaigns and funds from the Foundation. Shoppers can help make change in their communities by participating in Sprouts’ in-store roundup campaign from April 18 through April 25.

The Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation was founded in 2015 to drive lasting change in the health of our communities. To date, the Foundation has donated more than $5.1 million to health and wellness related causes. By supporting these programs nationwide that broaden access to health and nutrition education, the Foundation empowers individuals to live healthier lives.

WHERE:  Nonprofit organizations that serve cities and communities where Sprouts Farmers Market operates may apply at sprouts.com/neighborhoodgrants.

WHEN:  Applications will be accepted April 1 – May 31, 2018

About Sprouts Farmers Market
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. specializes in fresh, natural and organic products at prices that appeal to everyday grocery shoppers. Based on the belief that healthy food should be affordable, Sprouts’ welcoming environment and knowledgeable team members continue to drive its growth. Sprouts offers a complete shopping experience that includes an array of fresh produce in the heart of the store, a deli with prepared entrees and side dishes, The Butcher Shop and The Fish Market at Sprouts, an expansive vitamins and supplements department and more. Headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., Sprouts employs more than 28,000 team members and operates nearly 300 stores in 16 states from coast to coast. Visit sfmaboutprod.wpengine.com for more information.

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