OUR GRANTEES

Below are organizations that the J.R. Albert Foundation supports in 2017, not including regional food banks. To learn more about them, click on their logo.

Advocates for Urban Agriculture is a coalition of individuals, organizations and businesses working to support sustainable agriculture in the Chicago area.

After the Harvest works with industry partners to provide fresh, nutritious fruits and vegetables to feed people in need in Missouri and Kansas.

Angelic Organics is a Community Supported Agriculture farm, growing food for households since 1991.

Central Missouri Community Action's mission is to empower individuals and families to achieve self-reliance.

Windy City Harvest Youth Farm helps teens learn—and earn— through sustainable growing, healthy cooking and eating, farm stand selling, and community service.

Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture connects people to local agriculture through hands-on learning opportunities.

Cultivate Kansas City grows food, farms, and community in support of a sustainable, healthy, and local food system in greater Kansas City.

Denver Urban Gardens works alongside residents, and together, we cultivate gardeners, grow food and nourish community.

Earth Dance Farms sustainably grows food, farmers, and community through hands-on education and delicious experiences.

Faith in Place empowers Illinois people of all faiths in caring for the Earth, providing resources to educate, connect, and advocate for healthier communities.

Forgotten Harvest is dedicated to relieving hunger in metro Detroit and preventing nutritious food waste.

Fresh Taste is an initiative by Chicago-region foundations to relocalize the Chicago foodshed and improve equity of access to good food.

Gateway Greening educates and empowers people to strengthen their communities through gardening and urban agriculture.

Green City Market is a nationally recognized marketplace model for distributing, promoting and educating about local sustainably-grown food.

Growing Home inspires healthy living, economic opportunity, and community empowerment in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood.

Growing Power transforms communities by supporting people from diverse backgrounds through the development of community food systems.

Healthy Schools Campaign is dedicated to ensuring that all students have access to healthy school environments to learn and thrive.

Illinois Stewardship Alliance cultivates a local food system that is economically viable, socially just and environmentally sustainable.

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy works locally and globally at the intersection of policy and practice to ensure fair and sustainable food, farm and trade systems.

KC Healthy Kids rallies the people in our communities to improve access to affordable fresh food and safe places to walk and play.

Loaves & Fishes Community Services provides food and leadership in the community by uniting and mobilizing resources to empower people to be self-sufficient.

Namaste Charter School was created to offer a high quality, holistic education to students within the Chicago Public School system.

Urban Harvest STL builds community around inclusive and resilient local food systems.

Urban Initiatives believes that providing Chicago youth with opportunities for success starts with unifying families, school communities, and neighborhoods of all types.