Member Acknowledgements


Thanks to every SAFSF member and all who participated in our network activities in 2023! We’d like to share special recognition for organizations that became SAFSF members in 2023 along with those that reached membership longevity milestones.

Welcome 2023 New or Returning Members

  • 1st Course Capital
  • Chicago Food Policy Action Council
  • Dirt Capital Partners
  • Equitable Food Oriented Development
  • Joyce and Irving Goldman Family Foundation
  • Kansas Health Foundation
  • Mark Michael DAF
  • Michigan Health Endowment Fund
  • Missouri Foundation for Health
  • New York Health Foundation
  • Potlikker Capital
  • Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) – USA
  • Rural Climate Partnership
  • San Diego Foundation
  • The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
  • To-Mi-Da Fund
  • U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities, Inc.
  • United Natural Foods, Inc. Foundation

2023 Member Longevity Milestones

5-Year Members

  • California FarmLink
  • EarthShare
  • Lora and Martin Kelley Family Foundation
  • Pathstone

10-Year Members

  • Avila Fund (formerly Moxie Foundation)
  • Gaia Fund
  • Kinship Foundation
  • The Conservation Fund
  • The Germeshausen Foundation
  • Walter S. Mander Foundation
  • WhyHunger

15-Year Members 

  • GRACE Communications Foundation
  • The Sandy River Charitable Foundation
  • Thread Fund

20-Year Members 

  • Ben & Jerry’s Foundation
  • Lawson Valentine Foundation

2023 Financial Supporters

Every SAFSF member is a valued contributor to the strength of our network. We’d also like to acknowledge these organizations and individuals who have provided additional financial support for our work through general operating and/or project support grants in 2023, including contributions to the Virginia Clarke Legacy Fund for Equity.

Adam Liebowitz
Agua Fund
Ann Mills
Ben & Jerry’s Foundation
Builders Initiative
Butterfly Equity Foundation
California Certified Organic Farmers Foundation
Christa Gannon
Debra Tropp
Dirt Capital Partners
From Now On Fund
Globetrotter Foundation
GRACE Communications Foundation
HRK Foundation
Jennifer Zuckerman
Judy Hatcher
Lawson Valentine Foundation
McKnight Foundation
Melissa Lewington
Patricia Clarke
Prince Charitable Trusts
Sacred Futures LLC
Sarah Kelley
Shachar Fund
Shelburne Farms
Sierra Health Foundation
The 11th Hour Project
The Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment
The Marcus Foundation
The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
The Nell Newman Foundation
The Sandy River Charitable Foundation
Thread Fund
To-Mi-Da Fund
USDA – Agricultural Marketing Service
Vatheuer Family Foundation
Virginia Clarke
Windward Fund
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Woodcock Foundation