CCOF Foundation

Roadmap
Release Party for the Roadmap to an Organic California: Policy Report

It’s a new landscape for organic and we have a gamechanging plan to grow organic acreage. Come celebrate the release of this project with a live band, photobooth, signature cocktails, an organic menu, and clinking glasses with organic friends. Join us »

Celsa Ortega
Farming Takes the Support of a Community

This December, join the CCOF Foundation and help change the lives of future organic farmers. A gift of any size will be matched and goes directly to students studying organic. Give today »

Celebrate Organic with CCOF in December

Raise a glass to all that the organic community has accomplished at our annual CCOF Foundation Feast at the Organic Grower Summit on December 4. A three-course certified organic meal, live music, and powerful keynote speakers await you and your colleagues. Get your ticket today »

The CCOF Foundation advances organic agriculture for a healthy world.

We invest in the education of new organic farmers and producers, help consumers understand the benefits of organic, assist organic farmers in need, and provide ongoing training for organic professionals.

The Future Organic Farmer Grant Fund

Through this fund, the CCOF Foundation, in collaboration with organic businesses and community leaders, provides grants in three educational categories: kindergarten through eighth grade, high school, and vocational and higher education. Learn more ››

The Organic Training Institute

The CCOF Foundation supports current and prospective certified organic producers, processors, and handlers by providing a series of free or low-cost field days, workshops, and webinars to help improve and grow their operations. Learn more ››

Roadmap to an Organic California

The Roadmap to an Organic California is a groundbreaking, forward-thinking research project which presents organic agriculture as an evidence-based approach to improving the health and prosperity of California and creates a public policy roadmap to increase organic farmland in California from 4 percent to 10 by 2030. Learn more ››
 

Organic Hardship Assistance - The Bricmont Fund

The Bricmont Fund is the only fund that provides direct financial assistance exclusively to organic producers, processors, and handlers who suffer losses due to extreme hardship. Learn more ››

Consumer Education

The CCOF Foundation's consumer education program informs consumers about the meaning of different food labels and seals through its Buy Certified Organic campaign. Learn more ››

Help us make a difference.

Help us advance organic agriculture for a healthy world by donating to the CCOF Foundation.

Foundation Board of Trustees

Kelly Damewood, Chair, CCOF, Inc.
Lee Altier, Ph.D., Trustee, California State University, Chico
Karen Archipley, Trustee, Archi’s Acres
Allen Harthorn, Trustee, Harpos Organics
Phil LaRocca, Trustee, LaRocca Vineyards
Malcolm Ricci, Trustee, Bolthouse Farms

CCOF Annual Report

We're celebrating all the things CCOF's members and supporters helped us accomplish in 2018 in our organizational annual report.

Read about what we achieved in 2018 »

Want to Help Cultivate Change?

Your tax-deductible donations (tax ID #30-0106255) may be made by check payable to:

CCOF Foundation, 2155 Delaware Ave. Ste. 150, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

For more information about the CCOF Foundation and partnership opportunities, please contact us.