Camden-based Campbell Soup Co. is awarding more than $1.5 million in grants to 22 organizations as part of its annual grant-making cycle and Campbell’s Healthy Communities, its philanthropic program.
The foundation’s grant-making focuses on three areas: increasing healthy food access; encouraging healthy living, and nurturing Campbell neighborhoods. The Campbell’s Healthy Communities program is focused on improving the health of young people.
The New Jersey grantees are the Camden Coalition of Health Care Providers, the Center for Environmental Transformation, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, the Food Bank of South Jersey, The Food Trust, FoodCorps, The Greater Philadelphia YMCA, Scattergood Foundation, Share Our Strength, The Tides Foundation, and Wellness in the Schools.
The Campbell Soup Foundation provides financial support to local organizations that inspire positive change in communities throughout the United States.
Other grant recipients nationwide are the Charlotte Food Policy Council, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Foundation, Communities in Schools – Robeson County, Community Food Action at New Settlement Apartments, Community Health Network of Connecticut Foundation, Edible Schoolyard NYC, GoNoodle, Partners for Healthy Schools, Stepping Stones Museum for Children, United Way of Coastal Fairfield County, and United Way of Henry County.