2023 Chobani Community Impact Fund – Idaho
Idaho Community Foundation
October 1, 2023
Nonprofits (with 501(c)(3) status), For-profit organizations other than small businesses
The Idaho Community Foundation is seeking applications for its Chobani Community Impact Fund to strengthen the communities its workforce calls home, improve childhood nutrition and wellness nationally, and help those in need.
Donor Name: Idaho Community Foundation
County: Twin Falls County (ID) and Jerome County (ID)
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $5,000 – $20,000
Chobani has partnered with the Idaho Community Foundation to establish a Community Impact Fund that supports organizations, programs and projects that promote food and nutrition security in Twin Falls and Jerome counties.
By supporting impactful charitable projects and programs, volunteering its time, and donating its products, Chobani seeks to strengthen the communities its workforce calls home, improve childhood nutrition and wellness nationally, and help those in need.
The Chobani Community Impact Fund prioritizes programs and organizations working to combat food and nutrition insecurity in Twin Falls and/or Jerome counties in the following ways:
Community-based programs that support access to healthy meals and nutritional education outside school, on weekends, and during the summer;
Food and nutritional programs that provide support for expecting mothers and caregivers;
Programs that address the food and nutrition needs of preschool children;
Health provider/clinician efforts that provide nutritional education and/or food as prescription programming;
Programs or initiatives that support the ability of individuals to enroll in food-related public benefits (e.g., SNAP);
Food pantries (including school-based food pantries) and mobile pantries;
Programs or initiatives supporting the connectivity or coordination of hunger-fighting efforts in Twin Falls and/or Jerome counties;
Meal or grocery delivery programs to combat food and nutrition security;
School-based programs that enhance or improve state and/or federal assistance efforts.
In 2023, Chobani plans to distribute $100,000 in grants to organizations that are passionate about making a difference in their communities. The typical grant will range from ($5,000 – $20,000).
Tax-exempt organizations with current 501(c)(3) not-for-profit status under IRS Tax Code Section 170
Governmental agencies or departments, including public educational institutions
For more information, visit Idaho Community Foundation.