Our Supporters

To make a tax-deductible gift and become a supporter of the Berkeley Food Institute, click here!

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.
The California Endowment
Sheila Duignan and Mike Wilkins
Epstein/Roth Foundation
Haas School of Business
Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation
Hinkle Charitable Foundation
Jeanine and Guy Saperstein
Eric and Wendy Schmidt
The Stephen M. Silberstein Foundation
Kristen and Tom Stoever
Threshold Foundation
UC Berkeley Basic Needs Security Committee
UC Global Food Initiative
UNFI Foundation

Center for Diversified Farming Systems Funders**

Annie’s, Inc.
CS Fund
National Science Foundation
Research & Engineering Apprenticeship Program of the Army Educational Outreach Program
USDA-NIFA: Renewable Energy, Natural Resources, and Environment Program
The Robert van den Bosch Scholarship
The Walker Fund

* This list comprises donors of $5,000 or more from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. We are also grateful for the generous support of many additional 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 aregan@berkeley.edu.