CCOF Foundation

Become a CCOF Foundation Member

Want to get involved with the organic movement? Foundation Members help us make the CCOF Foundation's education and hardship assistance grants, educational programs, and consumer education initiatives a reality. Pledge your support today »

Hardship
Bricmont Hardship Assistance Fund

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

Organic Training Institute
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 ››

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 and become a CCOF Foundation member by donating today.

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 2017 in our organizational annual report.

Read about what we achieved in 2017 »

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.