Kicks Off 10th Anniversary with Largest Grant Season to Date; Reaches Over 10 Million Kids Through Healthy Eating Programs and Launches Fundraising Campaign at Whole Foods Market
AUSTIN, Texas, August 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit established by Whole Foods Market and dedicated to helping to improve children’s nutrition, is granting a record $3 million in garden grants to help schools and nonprofit organizations start or expand edible learning spaces as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.
Nonprofit and Supplier Partners Invest $25,000 in Youth-led Roots for the Home Team
AUSTIN, Texas, May 05, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that Minnesota-based Roots for the Home Team has been awarded the 2021 Young Entrepreneurs Pilot Grant worth $25,000. The grant is aimed at supporting youth-led business programs that are improving the way kids eat through gardening, plant-forward cooking or nutrition education.
Schools Across U.S. and Canada Invited to Apply for $3,000 Grants to Support Edible Education Spaces
WHAT: Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving children’s nutrition and wellness, has opened its annual Garden Grant window to offer financial support to schools that wish to start or expand edible education spaces. Today through March 31, K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and Canada are invited to apply for grants of $3,000 each to support their edible learning spaces. Grants will be awarded in the fall of 2021.
From Washington, DC to Austin, TX to Minneapolis, MN, founding members come together to support change.
AUSTIN, TX, October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Whole Kids Foundation announced today that it is joining US school food leaders as a supporting partner of ScratchWorks to accelerate scratch cooking in schools.
Shoppers and suppliers alleviate poverty, improve children’s nutrition and expand healthy food access and nutrition education
Whole Foods Market’s three philanthropic Foundations have combined forces to kick off the Communities Campaign today, a two-week drive to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join the retailer in efforts to alleviate global poverty, improve children’s nutrition and increase healthy food access in communities facing barriers.
Top youth entrepreneurs from across the country are joining Whole Kids Foundation in a virtual event to share their wins, insights and key learnings with the aim of helping other kids start or grow their businesses. The online event is free and open to the public.
Nonprofit Teams Up with Mikaila Ulmer and Other Teen Pioneers to Host Virtual Round Table for Business-minded Kids on October 3
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Whole Kids Foundation unveiled the recipients of its first Young Entrepreneurs Pilot Grants aimed at supporting youth-led business programs that are improving the way kids eat through gardening, plant-forward cooking or nutrition education. The two grant recipients received a combined total of $33,000 from the foundation to help grow their programs.
$125,000 Investment Demonstrates the Power of Partnerships to Improve Children’s Nutrition
AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that Lettuce Grow is donating 125 hydroponic growing systems and supplies, valued at $1,000 each, to K-12 schools and school garden-support organizations across the U.S.
Edible Educational Gardens Shown to Help Kids Make Healthier Food Choices, Learn Where Their Food Comes From & Become Veggie Curious
AUSTIN, Texas, April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Just in time for Earth Day, Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that 550 garden grants are being awarded to schools and school garden-support organizations to sustain edible educational gardens.
The $1.65 million investment will serve 264,786 students by providing $3,000 grants in 50 U.S. States, Puerto Rico and 9 Canadian provinces. Educational gardens provide hands-on experiential learning that ties into every common core subject, from math to science to art.
Nonprofit Encourages Students Helping to Change the Way Kids Eat to Submit Videos for a Chance to Win and Inspire a Generation of Healthy Eaters
AUSTIN, Texas, March 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, Whole Kids Foundation announced it is awarding $5,000 to student entrepreneurs who are improving the way kids eat through its #WholeKidsBiz sweepstakes this month. With a mission to improve children’s nutrition and wellness, the nonprofit is providing this opportunity to build awareness of youth-led businesses and develop understanding for a future grant program for students and school programs.