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Round Up at the Register

Loose Change Really Adds Up

Our Co-op’s Register Round Up is another way we are supporting our local community. This simple giving opportunity empowers our customers to round-up their grocery bill to the nearest dollar and donate the difference to our chosen recipient or non-profit.

Recipients are chosen by Co-op leadership and usually rotate bimonthly. Organizations wishing to apply as a Round Up at the Register recipient must complete the application below.

Application & Eligibility Requirements

An application must be submitted online for consideration with the necessary documentation. Please review the documentation and eligibility requirements before submitting your application.

  • Non-profit organization mission statement
  • The primary objective for proposed project or activity, how it fills a need not met by others, how it will improve the business, social or surrounding environment, the population to be served
  • An IRS notification letter sustaining your current 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt status;
  • An outline of plans for acknowledging Co-opportunity’s contribution
  • Organizations must have non-profit exempt status or tax-exempt documentation with this application
  • Organization cannot advocate, support, or practice unlawful discrimination based on religion, national origin, sex, disability, or sexual orientation
  • Organization cannot be political or religious
  • Organization’s mission should align with Co-opportunity’s Ends helping to make our community better and healthier, and can be described by one of the following categories:
    • Environmental/Sustainability
    • Education/ The Arts
    • Peace and Freedom of Expression
    • Economic and Social Justice
    • Civil Rights
  • Organization is located near Co-opportunity and/or in the Los Angeles-area

Recipients

  • Alma Backyard Farms

    ALMA Backyard Farms' mission is to reclaim the lives of the formerly incarcerated, re-purpose underutilized land into productive farms, and reimagine disenfranchised communities as a source of transformation.
  • Food Forward

    Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need and inspiring others to do the same.