Impact Partners

With the support of valued vendors, the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation funds programs that establish elementary school and community gardens in underprivileged areas, develop school-based healthy nutrition curriculum, deliver life-saving vitamins and nutrition to at-risk populations around the world, and much more. The goal of shifting the landscape of health in our society is a big one, and we look forward to creating healthy communities, together.

Highlights

January 2015

The Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation was established to empower individuals to live healthier lives. Read more

March 2015

The Foundation donated $50,000 to No Kid Left Behind, funding a school breakfast program for low-income students in California and healthy cooking classes for families in Colorado. Read more

October 2015

The Foundation raised $430,000 for Vitamin Angels to help combat childhood malnutrition around the world through vitamin supplementation. Read more

November 2015

The first learning garden with REAL School Gardens was built at Jerry Junkins Elementary School in Dallas, Texas with the support of funding from the Foundation. Read more

March 2016

The first Visionary Partners golf tournament was held with Sprouts' vendors and partners participating to raise funds to help shift the landscape of health in our society. Read more

April 2016

The Neighborhood Grants program was launched, donating more than $400,000 to 54 local nonprofit organizations that directly benefit the neighborhoods where Sprouts team members and shoppers live, work and play. Read more

June 2016

The Foundation awarded $500,000 to REAL School Gardens to fund 13 new learning gardens and the creation of a nutrition curriculum for students. Read more

November 2016

REAL School Gardens built its second learning garden at Regan Elementary School in Dallas, Texas with funding from the Foundation. Read more

June 2017

The Foundation awarded $225,000 to Soil Born Farms in Sacramento, Calif. to support school-based nutrition education and gardening programs at 10 low-income schools. Read more

June 2017

Denver Urban Gardens received $500,000 from the Foundation to create 10 new community gardens and Youth Farm Stands at multiple schools in Denver, Colo. Read more

August 2017

Teachers in North Carolina began piloting the Foundation's and REAL School Gardens' nutrition curriculum with students at seven elementary schools. Read more

September 2017

The Foundation awarded $430,000 in Neighborhood Grants to 58 local nonprofit organizations. Read more

October 2017

The Foundation awarded $150,000 to support Spaces of Opportunity, an 18-acre community farm in Phoenix, Ariz. Read more

November 2017

REAL School Gardens built its fifth learning garden in Atlanta, Ga., marking the organization's expansion into Georgia with the support of the Foundation. Read more

Key Partners and Programs

Denver Urban Gardens

Denver Urban Gardens

Creation of 10 new community gardens, school-based nutrition education and support for over 18 Youth Farm Stands that broaden access to nutritious foods in neighborhoods with limited resources.

Soil Born Farms

School-based gardening, teacher training and nutrition education for low-income schools in Sacramento County.

Group photo at Soil Born Farms Group

REAL School Gardens

REAL School Gardens

Support for 13 new learning gardens for low-income schools in Dallas, Atlanta and Nashville, plus the creation of a nutrition curriculum that will benefit more than 100 schools.

Spaces of Opportunity South Phoenix Urban Farm

Support for an 18-acre community garden that will broaden access to healthy, nutritious foods in the heart of South Phoenix.

Student gardening in a field

Vitamin Angels

Vitamin Angels

Helps at-risk populations in need – specifically pregnant women, new mothers and children under five – gain access to lifesaving and life changing vitamins and minerals. To date, Sprouts has helped Vitamin Angels reach more than 2 million mothers and children with life-saving vitamins.

Autism Speaks

Resources for children and adults affected by autism.

Autism-Speaks Sprouts Team Photo