Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI)

Group

Mission:

"RAFI cultivates markets, policies, and communities that support thriving, socially just, and environmentally sound family farms."

RAFI looks to the government for loans


This group funded by:

Funder Year Amount Description
Unfi Foundation 2017 $10,000.00 Growing North Carolina Organic From the Ground Up
CS Fund 2016 $7,500.00 Protect organic integrity against synthetic biology and new genetic engineering techniques.
Central New York Community Foundation, Inc. 2016 $250.00
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund 2016 $25,000.00 General support
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund 2016 $5,000.00 General support
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund 2016 $5,000.00 General support
Silicon Valley Community Foundation 2016 $95,000.00 Program development
The Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation 2016 $100,000.00 To purchase wildflower seeds, which will be planted to support the Burt's Bees bring back the Bees campaign.
The Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation 2016 $25,000.00 Bring Back the Bees - 2016-2-BB Project
The Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation 2016 $25,000.00 Bring Back the Bees and administration of wildflower planting project
The Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation 2016 $20,000.00 Bring Back the Bees - Burt's Bees Seeds Project
The Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation 2016 $10,952.00 Bring Back the Bees - Burt's Bees Seeds Project
The Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation 2016 $10,000.00 Durham Farmers' Market Double Bucks Program
The Chicago Community Trust 2016 $2,000.00 For general operating support
The Duke Endowment 2016 $1,825,610.00 To expand and coordinate food ministry programs.
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2016 $50,000.00 For general operating support
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2016 $30,000.00 For NC Farmer Leadership Network project
Allstadt Hardin Foundation 2015 $100.00 Environment
Beer Army Vigilant Guardian Foundation 2015 $1,500.00 Support family farms
GBL Charitable Foundation 2015 $5,000.00 Program development
Louise Arnold Maddux Environmental Foundation 2015 $1,000.00 General contribution
The Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation 2015 $10,000.00 Durham Farmers' Market
The Chicago Community Trust 2015 $3,000.00 For general operating support
The Duke Endowment 2015 $20,000.00 To convene food and hunger grantees for learning and development of best practices.
The North Pond Foundation 2015 $6,225.00 Education
Tides Foundation 2015 $30,000.00 For Policy, advocacy and systems reform; Equal access; Grassroots organizing
Triangle Community Foundation 2015 $6,250.00 Program development
Unfi Foundation 2015 $7,500.00 For Growing North Carolina Organic Cotton from the Ground Up
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2015 $60,000.00 NC Farmer Leadership Network project
Allstadt Hardin Foundation 2014 $250.00 Environment
CS Fund 2014 $40,000.00 Reinvigorating Public Plant Breeding
Clif Bar Family Foundation 2014 $40,000.00 Seed matters
Clif Bar Family Foundation 2014 $35,000.00 Creating a robust healthy food system
GBL Charitable Foundation 2014 $5,000.00 Program development
Gaia Fund 2014 $25,000.00 Agricultural Justice Project
Kate B Reynolds Charitable Trust 2014 $211,299.00 Program Development -For farm fresh and healthy; Local produce on every table.
Louise Arnold Maddux Environmental Foundation 2014 $1,000.00 General contribution
Park Foundation Inc 2014 $15,000.00 Landowner, Outreach, Education & Empowerment Project
Park Foundation Inc 2014 $10,000.00 Landowner, Outreach, Education & Empowerment Project
The Duke Endowment 2014 $68,000.00 For Come to the Table conferences
The North Pond Foundation 2014 $9,329.00 Education
Triangle Community Foundation 2014 $1,000.00
United States Rural Business Cooperative Service 2014 $200,000.00 Rural Cooperative Development Grants
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2014 $100,000.00 For general operating support
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2014 $30,000.00 North Carolina Farmer Leadership Network Project
Allstadt Hardin Foundation 2013 $250.00 Environment
CS Fund 2013 $40,000.00 Reinvigorating Public Plant Breeding
Cedar Tree Foundation 2013 $100,000.00 For project support for increasing Beginning Farmer Risk Management and Credit Opportunities
GBL Charitable Foundation 2013 $5,000.00
Louise Arnold Maddux Environmental Foundation 2013 $1,000.00 General contribution
Park Foundation Inc 2013 $25,000.00 For Landowner Rights and Fracking Project
Patagonia 2013 $8,000.00 Program development
The Duke Endowment 2013 $255,000.00 For research that will improve hunger relief delivery systems
The Mary Lynn Richardson Fund 2013 $10,000.00 To assist organization in carrying out its exempt purpose
The McKnight Foundation 2013 $25,000.00 To work for reforms in federally subsidized crop insurance
Wallace Genetic Foundation Inc 2013 $30,000.00 For general support
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2013 $120,000.00 For general operating support
Educational Foundation of America 2012 $10,000.00 For work on fracking in North Carolina
Park Foundation Inc 2012 $30,000.00 For landowner outreach and education on gas drilling and leasing issues in NC
Park Foundation Inc 2012 $10,000.00 For general operating support
The F B Heron Foundation 2012 $65,000.00
Triangle Community Foundation 2012 $1,000.00
Triangle Community Foundation 2012 $1,000.00
Wallace Genetic Foundation Inc 2012 $25,000.00 For general support
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2012 $70,000.00 For general operating support
CS Fund 2011 $40,000.00 For a campaign to reinvigorate classical(non-biotech) plant breeding in the US through coalition building and outreach
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Inc 2011 $10,000.00 For organizational development
Park Foundation Inc 2011 $16,000.00 For general operating support and outreach to landowners on hydraulic facturing
Silicon Valley Community Foundation 2011 $5,000.00 For general support
The F B Heron Foundation 2011 $65,000.00 For operating revenue
Tides Foundation 2011 $20,000.00 For general support
Triangle Community Foundation 2011 $1,000.00 For protecting Farmers and Agriculture from Destructive Mining
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2010 $10,000.00 For the Organic and Transitioning Farmers of New Hampshire
Park Foundation Inc 2010 $20,000.00 For general operating support
The F B Heron Foundation 2010 $65,000.00 For general support
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2010 $120,000.00 For general operating support
Ford Foundation 2009 $100,000.00 To build domestic fair trade movement that offers fair treatment for workers, economic returns for family farmers and rural communities and environmental benefits
Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation Inc 2009 $5,000.00 To cover a portion of the travel/accommodation and conference registration expenses for African American, Native American and Latino leaders of organizations representing limited resource farmers to help shape a national organic action plan at a summit
Park Foundation Inc 2009 $10,000.00 To create sustainable opportunities for family farmers
The F B Heron Foundation 2009 $50,000.00 For general support
The Janey Fund Charitable Trust 2009 $20,000.00 For unrestricted support
The John Merck Fund 2009 $35,000.00 For Keystone Campaign to Halt Expansion of Genetically Engineered Agriculture
Tides Foundation 2009 $20,000.00 For general support
Triangle Community Foundation 2009 $1,000.00
Triangle Community Foundation 2009 $1,000.00 For the matching grant from Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
Triangle Community Foundation 2009 $1,000.00 For the matching grant from Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2009 $25,000.00 For Crop Insurance Development Fund for Innovative NC farmers
Ford Foundation 2008 $150,000.00 To build domestic fair trade movement that encompasses farmers, farmworkers, independent distributors, processors and retailers
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Inc 2008 $300,000.00 For General Operations
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2008 $10,000.00 For general support
Newman’s Own Foundation 2008 $15,000.00 For Just and Sustainable Food Systems
Park Foundation Inc 2008 $20,000.00 For Just Foods Program
Park Foundation Inc 2008 $20,000.00 For Poultry Collaborative for Clean Water Project
The Janey Fund Charitable Trust 2008 $20,000.00 For unrestricted support
The John Merck Fund 2008 $40,000.00 To develop market and regulatory framework reducing economic and legal risks to farmers and rural communities from genetically engineered agriculture, while promoting continued growth of conventional alternatives such as organic and local crops
The New York Community Trust 2008 $17,350.00 For general support
Triangle Community Foundation 2008 $1,000.00
Triangle Community Foundation 2008 $1,000.00
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2008 $120,000.00 For creating sustainability and fairness in agriculture
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2008 $15,000.00 For NSR Award
Compton Foundation Inc 2007 $5,000.00 For project, Creating a Social Justice Food Label
Park Foundation Inc 2007 $25,000.00 For Poultry Collaborative for Clean Water Project
Park Foundation Inc 2007 $20,000.00 Continuing support; Equal access; Systems reform; Program development
The F B Heron Foundation 2007 $100,000.00 For general support
The Janey Fund Charitable Trust 2007 $5,000.00
The John Merck Fund 2007 $50,000.00 To expose substantial economic and legal risks that genetically engineered crops impose on farmers and rural communities, and demonstrate benefits of growing conventional crops, particularly when they are organic
The New York Community Trust 2007 $35,000.00 To provide financial counseling and technical assistance to Gulf Coast farm communities affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2007 $50,000.00 To strengthen NC family farmers by supporting stewardship, contract fairness and diversification
Cornerstone Campaign 2006 $35,000.00
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Inc 2006 $115,000.00
Newman’s Own Foundation 2006 $10,000.00 For program support
Park Foundation Inc 2006 $25,000.00 For Poultry Collaborative for Clean Water Project
Park Foundation Inc 2006 $10,000.00 For Just Foods Program
Smith Richardson Foundation Inc 2006 $35,000.00
The John Merck Fund 2006 $50,000.00 To promote food security and justice by opposing spread of genetically engineered foods and creating sustainable alternatives
The Mary Lynn Richardson Fund 2006 $10,000.00
The New York Community Trust 2006 $250.00 For general support
The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation 2006 $65,000.00 To enable Arkansas Hmong and Hmong-American poultry farmers to move from crisis to financial stability
Tides Foundation 2006 $5,000.00
Triangle Community Foundation 2006 $500.00
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2006 $40,000.00 To strengthen NC family farmers by supporting stewardship, contract fairness and diversification
Compton Foundation Inc 2005 $15,000.00 For 3G Sustainable Living Program
Cornerstone Campaign 2005 $35,000.00
Cornerstone Campaign 2005 $5,000.00
Educational Foundation of America 2005 $75,000.00 For public plant and animal breeding, and to extend on-farm research model
Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation Inc 2005 $1,800.00 For travel, registration and related support for four-person delegation, including two Hmong farmers, to attend 10th annual Hmong National Conference, in order to educate Hmong growers about problems associated with contract poultry
Lawson Valentine Foundation 2005 $20,000.00 For general support
Lawson Valentine Foundation 2005 $2,000.00 For general support
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Inc 2005 $10,000.00 For Hurricane Katrina Relief
Park Foundation Inc 2005 $10,000.00 For Just Foods Program, Contract Agriculture Reform and Farm Preservation
Park Foundation Inc 2005 $5,000.00
The F B Heron Foundation 2005 $100,000.00 For general support
The F B Heron Foundation 2005 $10,000.00
The Falcon Charitable Foundation 2005 $3,000.00
The John Merck Fund 2005 $50,000.00 To oppose genetically engineered agriculture and promote sustainable alternatives
The New York Community Trust 2005 $300.00
The Wildwood Foundation 2005 $25,000.00
Triangle Community Foundation 2005 $1,000.00
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2005 $40,000.00 To improve economic conditions and prospects of NC farms by reforming farm contracts
Boston Foundation Inc 2004 $250.00
Compton Foundation Inc 2004 $10,000.00 For 3G Sustainable Living Program
Lawson Valentine Foundation 2004 $25,000.00 For general support
Park Foundation Inc 2004 $10,000.00 For Just Foods Program, Contract Agriculture Reform and Farm Preservation
Park Foundation Inc 2004 $10,000.00 For Just Foods Program, Contract Agriculture Reform and Farm Preservation programs
The F B Heron Foundation 2004 $30,000.00 For project support for Tobacco Communities Reinvestment Fund to assist farmers in developing enterprises other than tobacco farming
The John Merck Fund 2004 $50,000.00 To prevent commercialization of genetically engineered rice in North America and promote food security by opposing spread of genetically engineered foods and creating sustainable alternatives
The Mary Lynn Richardson Fund 2004 $20,000.00
The New York Community Trust 2004 $300.00
The North Pond Foundation 2004 $5,100.00 For general support
Triangle Community Foundation 2004 $1,000.00
Triangle Community Foundation 2004 $1,000.00
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2004 $40,000.00 For initiatives in NC, On-farm Research and Contract Agriculture Reform
Educational Foundation of America 2003 $75,000.00 For public plant and animal breeding, and to extend on-farm research model
Park Foundation Inc 2003 $10,000.00 For Eco-Labels, Social Justice Standards, and Seed Summit projects
Park Foundation Inc 2003 $10,000.00 For Eco-Labels, Social Justice Standards, and Seed Summit projects
The John Merck Fund 2003 $50,000.00 To prevent commercialization of genetically engineered wheat in North America
The New York Community Trust 2003 $300.00
Z Smith Reynolds Foundation Inc 2003 $50,000.00 For on-farm Research and Contract Agriculture Reform

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Address 1:
274 Pittsboro Elementary School Road

City:
Pittsboro

State:
NC

Zip:
27312

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