What are the focus areas for Foundation grant-making?
The General Mills Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations that serve people in need and improve the quality of life in General Mills communities. The primary areas of focus are hunger and nutrition wellness, education, and arts and culture.
- Hunger and Nutrition Wellness: Supporting innovative programs that promote healthy children and families by providing nutrition education and physical fitness activities
- Education: Supporting programs that improve the academic outcomes of at-risk youth during primary school, including strong early learning (early literacy, school readiness), and those focused on ensuring grade level reading proficiency by grade 3
- Arts and Culture: Supporting organizations that provide innovative performing arts and cultural programs as evidenced through innovation, program quality and contribution to their community.
What organizations or requests fall outside of the General Mills Foundation Funding Guidelines?