CCOF Foundation

Future Organic Farmer Grant Fund
Join the Future Organic Farmer Grant Fund by Donating Today

Your donation to the Future Organic Farmer Grant Fund helps students from kindergarten through college learn about organic agriculture and grow into organic professionals. Learn how you can be a part of making that happen »

Check FSMA Compliance Off Your List for 2018

Produce farms grossing between $250,000-$500,000 in annual sales may be required by the FSMA Produce Safety Rule to complete a mandatory training course by the beginning of 2019. CCOF is providing low-cost trainings in 2018 to fulfill this requirement. Sign up for a workshop and learn more »

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

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

CCOF Annual Report

In 2016, you helped us make a difference along the entire organic lifecycle.

Read about what we achieved in 2016 »

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.