The Clif Bar Family Foundation’s Small Grants are awarded for general organizational support or to fund specific projects in the foundation’s priority areas: (1) protecting Earth’s beauty and bounty; (2) creating a robust, healthy food system; (3) increasing opportunities for outdoor activity; (4) reducing environmental health hazards; and (5) building stronger communities. Under the building stronger communities, the foundation focuses on supporting effective innovation in education; generating green jobs and small businesses; and increasing youth access to arts and culture. In previous years, the foundation has awarded grants to nonprofit organizations that support innovative education programs at multiple levels.