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Donate to Help Organic Farmers

By donating to the CCOF Foundation, you support organic farmers during hard times so they can keep growing the healthy food we serve our families. Plus, your donation is matched by Santa Cruz Gives this year, so it goes even further! Help an organic farmer and donate today »

Future Organic Farmer Grants for FFA Students

Are you an FFA student interested in doing an organic project? Do you know a high school student who is curious about organic ag? Apply now for a grant to fund your project—the deadline is November 12 »

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FSMA 101 for Organic Food Processors

This four-part webinar series will walk organic food processors through the compliance categories of the Food Safety Modernization Act and equip attendees with all the information they need to comply. Get all your FSMA questions answered! Join us »

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.

Future Organic Farmers

In collaboration with organic businesses and community leaders, the CCOF Foundation provides grants for middle school, high school, and vocational and higher education students. 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

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  Janaki Anagha, Trustee, 11th Hour Project
Jess Newman, Trustee, McCain Foods

CCOF Annual Report

We celebrate all the things CCOF's members and supporters help us accomplish in our organizational annual report.

Read about what we achieved together »