Ceres Trust, whose name honors the ancient goddess of agriculture, provides grants that support: healthy and resilient farms, forests and communities; and the ecosystems upon which we all depend.

Grant areas include:

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Protection of our forests from genetic engineering and use as biofuels

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Research by independent scientists

Ceres Trust supports movement–oriented organizations; independent scientists; and the preservation and restoration of ecological, Indigenous and farmer knowledge. Ceres Trust invests in the organizing, strategy development and resiliency required to spark systemic, equitable and transformative change. Ceres Trust emphasizes long–term relationships with grantees. Grantmaking is focused in Hawai’i, the upper Midwest, and the San Joaquin Valley of California.