General Questions

Stater Bros. Charities is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports critical needs in the communities where Stater Bros. Markets employees live and work.

Stater Bros. Charities is the philanthropic arm for Stater Bros. Markets and funds local organizations and causes that benefit hunger relief, children’s well-being, education, health, help for our nation’s veterans and active service members, and pet well-being.

Stater Bros. Charities supports communities where Stater Bros. Markets operates which include San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, Los Angeles, San Diego, Kern and Ventura counties.

Stater Bros. Charities raises funds through various events and in-store campaigns throughout the year. Funds are collected online or at the checkstands through donation cards and coin canisters located at any Stater Bros. Market location.

No, Stater Bros. Charities revenue is generated strictly through donations from our valued customers, loyal employees, and supplier friends.

All money donated to Stater Bros. Charities goes directly back into the communities served by Stater Bros. Markets.

Grant Questions

We support nonprofit organizations whose mission is aligned with our initiatives:

  • Hunger relief
  • Children’s well-being
  • Education
  • Health
  • Help for veterans and active service members
  • Pet well-being

Yes, we accept and review grant applications throughout the year.

Stater Bros. Charities accepts applications from organizations that provide services in the local communities served by Stater Bros. Markets. For eligibility, visit our grant funding guidelines.

All eligible organizations must submit an application. To apply, visit our grant funding guidelines.

Grants typically range from $500 to $2,500.

Organizations can generally expect to receive a response within 90 days of submitting the grant application and supporting documents.

We typically limit our funding to once per 12-month period.

No, grant funding is only available through Stater Bros. Charities. Requests for in-kind donations (product and gift cards) should be addressed to your local Stater Bros. Market Store Manager.

Unfortunately, no. All nonprofits and programs must serve people in our communities.

No, Stater Bros. Charities only funds programs and services that have been established for at least one year.

No, we only donate to nonprofit organizations.

No, Stater Bros. Charities does not sponsor individuals.