The Donations and Grants Committees are composed of worker-owners elected by the Membership whose purpose is to distribute gifts, donations, and grants to selected groups and organizations.Every year the Board of Directors works with the outgoing committees to set the Donations and Grants budget for the coming year. The current Donations and Grants Committees then distribute donations and grants to recipients throughout the year.
This committee is made up of two worker-owners who elected annually by the Membership. The purpose of the Donations Committee is to administer donations to local non-profit organizations, groups and projects in our community. The Donations Committee largely provides food donations to organizations that provide on-going services to the community and one-time donations for events organized to support community groups.
The deadline to submit your application for our next grants cycle will be September 15th 2012.
The Grants Committee is made up of the members from the Public Relations Committee and Donations Committee. The purpose of the Grants Committee is to award and administer grants to local non-profit organizations, groups and projects. The Grants Committee prioritizes sustaining organizations that benefit our local community and whose goals are consistent with the mission of Rainbow Grocery Cooperative.
Both the Donations and Grants Committees work to support organizations that not only reflect the diversity of our cooperative but also of our larger community. Our goal is to enrich and strengthen local organizations that promote the following:
To apply for a donation or grant, please first review the additional information linked on the right. You can also view the list of donation recipients in the last fiscal year. Deadlines to apply for grants are:
For the year of 2010, Rainbow Grocery Cooperative has awarded over $60,000 in Grants and Donations to the following community organizations:
|FALL / WINTER QUARTER 2010||SPRING QUARTER 2011|
|AIDS Housing Alliance SF||Bay Area Young Positives|
|Children's After School Arts (CASA)||Critical Resistance|
|Community United Against Violence (CUAV)||Bay View Hunters Point Health and Environmental Resource Center|
|Country Nutrition Action Plan (CNAP)||Housing Rights Commitee of San Francisco|
|Dr. William Cobb Elementary School||Mary Elizabeth Inn|
|Homeless Prenatal Program||New Door Ventures|
|Hop-Along Animal Rescue||St. Vincent de Paul Society|
|Loco Bloco||Strive for __|
|Mission Youth Soccer League||Up on Top After School & Summer Program|
|South of Market Community Action Network||Writers Corps|
|St. Vincent de Paul Society||Marigold Project|
|Sunset Neighborhood Beacon Center||People Organized to Win Employment Rights (POWER)|
|The Cornucopia Institute||Project Avery|
|The Imagine Bus Project|
|The Tides Center|
|Urban Peace Movement|