Food Funder Compass

Food Funder Compass

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Donors get pitched a lot, and food-related funding can be a complicated space. Our food compass aims to clarify the space. It identifies the four primary social impact areas where donors seek change: Health & Hunger; Environment; Vibrant Communities; and Rights & Equity.

Within each impact area, this document offers:

  • a rationale for donor investment;
  • one case example to illustrate how philanthropic funds can produce change; and
  • additional promising approaches, as well as examples of organizations implementing those approaches.

Navigate Your Path to Impact

Whether you have been involved in food funding for years, or are considering your first grant, we hope our food compass helps you chart a faster and more effective path from good intentions to greater impact.