January baby grants announced!

Meet our newest baby grant winners!

Since 2015 the glassybaby White Light Fund has been a supporter of CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) and their dedication to growing thriving communities through the power and joy of local food. 

The 2nd Event:  Food Democracy 2020 | Civic Engagement through Food - Civic engagement is any action we take to make a difference in our community.  

Join CUESA and SPUR for a conversation with two community leaders who, through their work in food, have pounded the pavement, knocked on doors, driven policy change, and organized to help people claim their power. Learn from their first-hand experience overcoming challenges, and discover tangible ways you can get involved in 2020 and beyond. In conversation:  Nina Ichikawa, Executive Director, Berkeley Food Institute Reem Assil, Founder, Reem’s

 

February 27, 6-8pm, Port Commission Hearing Room, Ferry Building, San Francisco. Reception featuring refreshments from CUESA’s Ferry Plaza Farmers Market (included with admission) to follow.

 

For more information visit the event page here.

Explore our partner highlights to learn more about the non-profits we support.

The Elephants and Bees Project is an innovative study using an in-depth understanding of elephant behavior to reduce damage from crop-raiding elephants, using their instinctive avoidance of African honey bees. The project explores the use of novel Beehive Fences as a natural elephant deterrent creating a social and economic boost to farmers and rural communities through pollination services and the sustainable harvesting of “Elephant-Friendly Honey”.

Starting in 2020, our baby grants are getting bigger!  We’re increasing our baby grant awards to $5,000, $3,000, and $2,000 for non-profits winning first, second, and third place.

 

Nominate your favorite non-profit for an opportunity for them to receive up to $5,000 through the glassybaby White Light Fund.

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