CCOF Foundation

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Cultivate & Nourish: 2021 CCOF Annual Meeting and Conference

Join us on February 18 for Cultivate & Nourish, a conversation about organic and community at the virtual table. Farmer, activist, and artist David Robles will share his vision for a new food system while we join him in the kitchen to cook food that nourishes the body and soul. Learn more and register today »

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Bricmont Hardship Assistance Fund

We provide financial assistance to organic producers and processors/handlers who suffer losses due to extreme hardship. Apply today »

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Donate to Help Organic Farmers

By donating to the CCOF Foundation, you can help an organic farmer weather the pandemic and give them the ability to keep growing the healthy food we serve our families. Donate today »

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The Organic Training Institute

Through hands-on trainings, workshops, and seminars, the Organic Training Institute provides resources for organic professionals that cover the latest organic research and best production practices. Take a look at our upcoming events »

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 Transition Grants

The CCOF Foundation is pleased to offer grants for organic transition in partnership with Anheuser Busch and their Michelob ULTRA Pure Gold Contract for Change program. 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 ››

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 also 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.