Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Smart & Final Charitable Foundation will be slower to respond to requests submitted through We will be temporarily expanding our response time past 60 days and apologize for any inconvenience. We remain passionate about our charitable giving to the communities we serve, especially during this challenging time, so please continue to apply knowing we are doing our best to respond as quickly as possible to your requests.

The Smart & Final Charitable Foundation is committed to giving back, improving the quality of life and nourishing the communities we serve. We focus our giving on the areas of Health & Wellness, Education, Hunger Relief, Team Sports & Youth Development, and Disaster Relief.

If your non-profit organization is located in a community we serve, is registered as a 501(c)3 and meets our pillars of focus, we encourage you to apply for a donation.

Click Here to Submit Your Request

Due to the high volume of requests, please note:

  • Only online applications are accepted
  • A minimum of 60 days is required for review
  • If your organization is approved, an email will be sent from the Foundation
  • While we would like to fund every request, the needs are often greater than our resources and we may not be able to respond to every request favorably