The Safeway Foundation, the philanthropic arm of grocery-retailer Safeway, supports nonprofit organizations whose mission is aligned with the company’s four priority areas: hunger relief, education, health and human services, and/or assisting people with disabilities.
- Hunger Relief: In-kind and cash grants are awarded in support of food banks and hunger relief organizations.
- Education: Grants are awarded in support of youth development organizations as well as a broad range of afterschool and physical education programs.
- Health and Human Services: Grants are awarded to organizations that are engaged in health research and nutritional programs, including medical research and programs that improve the lives of people living with cancer and neuromuscular diseases.
- Assisting People with Disabilities: Grants are awarded in support of community-based employment and job coaching organizations focused on serving people with disabilities.