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The work of Berkeley Food Institute (BFI) is generously supported through both University and non-University funding sources. External grants and private donations provide crucial core operation and project-based support that allow BFI to carry out critical programs and activities aimed to transform food systems to expand access to healthy, affordable food and promote sustainable and equitable food production.

Make a gift to the Berkeley Food Institute today to help us achieve our mission to empower new food and agriculture leaders with the capacity to cultivate diverse, just, resilient, and healthy food systems.

Our Core Funders*

11th Hour Project of the Schmidt Family Foundation
Bruce Aidells and Nancy Oakes
Annie’s, Inc.
CS Fund**
Sheila Duignan and Mike Wilkins
Epstein/Roth Foundation
Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation
Robert Huston
Noelle Leca and Michael Moradzadeh
Ali Partovi
Bryna and Daryl Ross
Eric and Wendy Schmidt
The Stephen M. Silberstein Foundation
Dana and Edward Slatkin
Jennifer Solow and Tom Jacoby
Kristen and Tom Stoever
John Swift
Threshold Foundation
UC Global Food Initiative
UNFI Foundation

* This list comprises donors of $5,000 or more from July 1, 2015, to present. We are also grateful for the generous support of many additional individual donors.

**Designated to support research of the Center for Diversified Farming Systems, which is housed within the Berkeley Food Institute

For more information on ways to support the Berkeley Food Institute, please contact Amy Regan, Development and Grant Officer, at