The Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation was founded in 2015 to drive lasting change in the health of our communities. We focus on empowering individuals, especially children, to live healthier lives by supporting programs which teach nutrition education and increase access to fresh, nutritious food. Our nonprofit partners work across all 19 states where Sprouts operates stores, teaching kids how to grow fresh fruits and vegetables in school and community gardens, and how to prepare them as part of a healthy, balanced diet.

Sprouts Farmers Market covers all operational expenses of the Foundation, ensuring that every dollar raised goes directly to programming.

Neighborhood Grants

Since 2016, the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation has operated the Neighborhood Grants program, offering grants up to $10,000 to local organizations to increase kids’ access to fresh, healthy food and nutrition education. To date, nearly 200 organizations have been awarded Neighborhood Grants, totaling $1.3 million.

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Empowering Individuals to Live Healthier Lives

Spring 2019 Healthy Communities Grant Recipients

Good for the Future Text with Sprouts Foundation and General Mills LogosSpecial thanks to General Mills for providing matching funds for each of our Spring Healthy Communities Grants.

Since 2015, the Foundation has partnered with a growing number of nonprofit organizations who are working to provide nutrition education and healthy food access to kids. With successful programming and deep community roots, we’re working to help these organizations expand existing programs, pilot new programs, and increase organizational capacity through our Healthy Communities Grant.

We are pleased to recognize General Mills for contributing $100,000 to help support the grant programs listed below. Each recipient will receive a two-year grant of $25,000 per year, which will be used to help with program expansion and increased organizational capacity in the areas listed.