Welcome Community First Grant Team Members Class of 2022 – 2023!

We’re so excited for the upcoming 2022-2023 Community First Grant year. Bookmark this page to find resources and monthly updates to support your engagement with your partners and fellow Team Members.

Questions? Reach out to the WCF team at whole.cities@wholefoods.com. 


Monthly Webinar or Email Update Topics

Each month the Whole Cities Team will host a webinar or send a quick email to support CFG Team Members throughout the grant year. If you’re unable to join a live webinar, we will send out a recording so you’ll still be able to watch it!

Note, all topics are subject to change!

November Update > CFG Class of 2022 Announcement

It’s our favorite time of year to announce the 2022-2023 Class of Community First Grant Team Members! Our deepest appreciation and congratulations to this year’s group of Team Members that nominated and helped award 57 community-led organizations an average of $8,000 each to advance fresh food access! This $455,000 commitment is being invested in 39 cities in the U.S. states and Canada! 

September Webinar > Starting Strong

Check out the webinar recording below to learn how to help your Community First Grant partnership bloom this year and how to motivate other Team Members to get involved during our Starting Strong webinar.  


Explore resources that will help you engage your fellow TMs and info to learn more about WCF. If you ever need a new resource, just let our team know and we’ll try to help you create it! 

Download Team Member Volunteer Sign Up Sheet – Post this BOH to help get TM volunteers to support your community partner.

Download Community Partner Volunteer Sign Up Sheet – Post this one-pager on behalf of your community partner to spread awareness for their volunteer event.

Download the Community First Principles Poster – Post this BOH to share with TMs about Whole Cities approach to our work.

Listen to WCF stories on Spotify or watch a variety of videos on YouTube to learn more about our work. 

If you plan to leave Whole Foods Market or need to transfer your CFG partner to a new TM, please have the TM taking over the partnership fill out this form so we can update our contacts. 


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