Now, more than ever, The Wonderful Company is focused on the health and well-being of Central Valley communities. In the past 7 years, Wonderful Community Grants has directly funded over $5 million dollars across 71 non-profits and 165 schools in the San Joaquin Valley. This year, we will be funding $1 million in grants to schools and organizations serving our priority communities.

The 2022-2023 grant application period is now closed.


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, hospital, clinic or community health organization, local government agency, or school (for individual classroom grants see below).

  • For individual teacher/classroom grants, click here to learn more about Teacher Grants up to $2000. Teacher grants will open this fall.

  • Grant proposal must directly impact one of the communities in our geaographic focus areas

Geographic Focus

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

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

Grant Criteria

Wonderful Community Grants will support game changing work across all impact areas, but we especially encourage initiatives that support:

  • Health and wellness
  • Recreation
  • Community beautification
  • Art
  • Social Services
  • COVID-19 recovery

Successful applicants will demonstrate community need and yield tangible and visible results. Funds are available for program development/expansion, innovation, small scale capital improvements, technology and equipment (please see FAQs for further details). We prefer to not fund general support through Community Grants.

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


The 2022-2023 grant application period is now closed.

Awards announced in October 2022

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.