Our social responsibility takes several forms-cash grants, gifts of food products, creating and supporting volunteer opportunities, matching employee grants to their local United Ways, and more.
Both the Dot Foods Charitable Committee and the Tracy Family Foundation award grants. Read about both to learn which is best suited to your request.
The Dot Charitable Committee is composed of employees who
collectively make decisions on grant requests from non-profits in
our home communities.
To be eligible, you must meet the following three criteria:
Dot's founding family established the Tracy Family Foundation as
a means of sharing with and impacting the world, beginning with
Brown County and West Central Illinois. The primary focus of its
grants is academic school support, youth, and strengthening the
To be eligible for a Tracy Family Foundation grant, you must meet the following criteria:
Dot's Teaming with Local Charities (TLC) program encourages employees to share their talents and skills with partner agencies. For example, Illinois employees work with Big Brothers Big Sisters, local food pantries, local schools and YMCA, and community leadership programs. Volunteers earn incentives to give grants to local charities or for paid time off.
All Dot sites support local United Ways by employee donations and a company match. In 2013, Dot and its employees contributed $433,100 to their communities through United Way.
If you are a 501c3 near one of our distribution centers, contact the person listed here:
Maryland: Terri Scott at 1.800.366.5670
Oklahoma: Christina Crandall at 1.800.218.1448
California: Victoria Welch at 1.800.366.6569
Missouri: Kelly Oliver at 1.636.449.3653
Georgia: Jennifer Evans at 1.800.379.6591
New York: Molly Barber at 1.800.962.3668
Indiana: Rinda Kieffer at 1.888.735.0411
Idaho: Terry Andrew at 1.877.812.7192
For information on food grants from Dorothy's Market in Mt. Sterling, contact Lisa Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org.