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Helping to build
resilient, and
more equitable

We’re on a mission to invest in programs, partnerships, and advocacy efforts to address food insecurity, economic mobility, and communities in need.

Mission & Focus

Shipt is committed to co-creating thriving communities by focusing on three key pillars: advancing economic mobility, addressing the root causes of food insecurity, and supporting communities in need.

Economic mobility

Shipt is committed to leveling the economic playing field for African-American/Black and other underrepresented populations. This change happens by increasing the knowledge, skills, job access, and, u ...

Food Security

Shipt is committed to markedly reducing hunger and malnutrition by increasing knowledge, and access to healthy food across our communities. Our objective is to invest resources and develop partnership ...

Communities in need

Shipt is committed to partnering with communities to address their emergent needs as they arise through our community activations, partnerships, and investments. We aspire to be a trusted partner that ...

Giving at a glance.

2021 Impact


Team Member volunteer hours (VTO)


donated to Economic Mobility, Food Insecurity & Communities in Need.


team member donations


pounds of food donated.

Community Innovation & Impact Grants

Let’s make an
impact together.

Every year Shipt invests in organizations and nonprofits that are innovating to advance economic mobility, address food insecurity, and support communities in need.
Shipt’s mission is to spark the connections that show why every person counts. We focus on high-impact initiatives dedicated to meeting the many needs of our communities. As such, we invite interested organizations to apply for micro-grants ranging from $1,000-$25,000.

Grant Application Dates:

  • Cycle 1: Accepting applications March 1 - 31, 2022
  • Cycle 2: Accepting applications August 1 - 31, 2022

2022 Grant Impact Areas

Food Security and Resilience

  • Food Security: Innovative programs focused on expanding access to fresh, healthy, culturally relevant foods, hands-on nutrition education, and participation in government nutrition security programs to create more equitable communities. Shipt also has a vested interest in catalyzing initiatives that aim to reduce the logistical barriers communities experience in accessing healthy foods.
  • Resilience: Initiatives that strengthen local food systems and infrastructure to build thriving communities, including but not limited to reducing food waste and supporting community gardening and agriculture, farmers markets and cooperatives, food hubs, community kitchens, and food-based incubators.

Note: To maximize the sustained impact of these smaller grants, we seek innovative solutions to food security and resilience and thus, funding requests from food pantries or food banks that do not align with the above criteria will not be considered.

Expanding and Creating Access

  • Innovative programs designed to expose and/or train youth from under-resourced communities for careers in tech, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
  • Programs and initiatives focused on increasing representation, growth, and retention of African-American/Black and Hispanic businesses via resources and support to narrow the digital divide and other access barriers.

Shipt in the Community

Join us in lending a hand.

Feeding America

Did you know that 51% of food programs rely entirely on volunteers? Find your local Feeding America food bank and volunteer here.

Learn more

Red Cross

Give back by making a blood or platelet donation at your local Red Cross donation center. Find your local blood drive here.

Find your local blood drive here.

United Way

United Way is dedicated to being “the problem-solvers, the hand-raisers, the game-changers.” Check out the following links to see how you can rally with UW in your community:

United Way of Central AlabamaUnited Way Bay Area GreaterTwin Cities United WayFind your local United Way