The Board of the Blooming Prairie Foundation is pleased to report that they have awarded more than $1.1 Million since 2005, to promote innovative ideas, practices and procedures in the area of organic and natural foods in order to further the health of the people, the health of the environment and cooperative ideals.
The Foundation, a self-sustaining non-profit organization, was created by the members of the Blooming Prairie Warehouse Cooperative with the purpose of educating and enlightening buying clubs, cooperatives and privately owned businesses.
In addition the Blooming Prairie Foundation makes grants to non-profit, charitable organizations that conduct any of the following activities:
- Developmental, research, and educational efforts in the organic industry and the cooperative community.
- The development of organic and natural products.
- Cooperative development in the natural products industry.
Grants are not made to individuals. To be considered for a grant, your organization should follow the guidelines on the “Grants” page.