Communities We Serve
Whole Cities believes that home-grown solutions are the best way to improve fresh food access.
Our grants support resident-led food access projects such as community gardens, urban farms, and mobile markets that are transforming the local food landscape.
Learn about what we look for in community partners, partner eligibility and more here.
Community First Grant Program
The Community First Grant Program is an initiative designed to support Whole Foods Market (WFM) Team Members (TM) in the U.S. and Canada who are engaged with community partners increasing access to fresh, healthy food and nutrition education in neighborhoods with few options.
Newark Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant
Growing thriving local food systems in the Gateway City. Whole Cities Foundation partners with community-led, non-profit organizations that grow the local food system and increase access to fresh, healthy food in Newark, NJ.
Whole Cities works alongside community-based organizations to improve neighborhood health through collaborative partnerships, nutrition education, and broader access to fresh, healthy food. Check out our previous grants in Detroit, MI; Jackson, MS; New Orleans, LA; and the Greater Englewood neighborhood of Chicago.