Now, more than ever, The Wonderful Company is focused on the health and well-being of Central Valley communities. In the past 6 years, Wonderful Community grants has directly funded $4 million dollars across 57 non-profits and 165 schools in the San Joaquin Valley. This year, we will be funding $1 million in grants to schools and non-profit organizations.

The 2021-2022 grant application opens on August 1, 2021.
Click here to apply.


Successful applicants MUST

  • Demonstrate a commitment to making the rural communities of the San Joaquin Valley in California a more equitable place to live, work, and play

  • Be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (schools and teachers click here)

Geographic Focus

Organizations must demonstrate impact in one or more of the following communities:

  • Kern County: Delano, Wasco, Shafter
  • Kings County: Avenal
  • Fresno County: Sanger, Del Rey, Firebaugh, Mendota

Grant Criteria

Wonderful Community Grants will support game-changing work across all program areas, and we especially encourage initiatives that support:

  • Health and wellness
  • Community beautification
  • Supporting families
  • COVID-19 recovery

Successful applicants will demonstrate community need and yield tangible and visible results. Funds are available for program development/expansion, innovation, technology and equipment.

Grant Amounts

  • $1,000–$50,000 grants, awarded until funds are exhausted
  • Up to four $100,000 grants, awarded funds to be used over two years


Applications must be received by August 31, 2021 to receive priority.
All applicants will be notified by October 15, 2021.

Have Questions?

We invite you to check out our FAQs, or email us at [email protected].

About The Wonderful Company

Being “Wonderful” goes beyond our consumer promise of growing, harvesting, and distributing wholesome, high-quality fruits, nuts, and other products for customers around the world. We strive to make The Wonderful Company true to its name with a wide range of philanthropic activities that focus on investing in and collaborating with the communities where our employees live and work.

Learn more about how we’re working to make a difference here.