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ORGANIC FARMING RESEARCH FOUNDATION

AKA  OFRF
Santa Cruz, CA
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Basic Organization Information

ORGANIC FARMING RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Also Known As: OFRF
Physical Address: Santa Cruz, CA 95061 0440
EIN: 77-0252545
Web URL: www.ofrf.org 
NTEE Category: K Agriculture, Food, Nutrition
K01 Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
C Environmental Quality Protection, Beautification
C01 Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
K Agriculture, Food, Nutrition
K12 Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
Ruling Year: 1995 
How This Organization Is Funded: The Forrest & Frances Lattner Foundation - $540,000
Newman's Own Foundation - $375,000
Stretch Island Fruit Company - $336,700


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Mission Statement

To foster the improvement and widespread adoption of organic farming systems.

Legitimacy Information

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Annual Revenue & Expenses (IRS Form 990, January 2012)

Fiscal Year Starting: January 01, 2012
Fiscal Year Ending: December 31, 2012

Total Revenue $731,680
Total Expenses $1,009,954

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Mrs. Maureen Wilmot

Term:

Since Jan 2011

Profile:

Maureen Wilmot is the former deputy director of OFRF, and a trained biologist with a professional background in policy, non-profit management and community activism. Her professional and personal life is focused on sustainability, with an emphasis on organic foods, ocean conservation, and green building. Wilmot holds a B.A. in biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an M.A. in marine affairs from the University of Rhode Island.

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Programs

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Budget:
$338,303
Category:
Food, Agriculture & Nutrition
Population Served:
General Public/Unspecified

Program Description:

Research, Education, and Grantmaking Since 1990, OFRF’s grantmaking program has awarded more than $2.7 million for over 290 projects. Our grantmaking objective is to generate practical, science-based knowledge to support modern organic farming systems. OFRF-funded projects emphasize grower-researcher collaboration, studies conducted on-farm and/or in certified organic settings, and outreach of project results.

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Budget:
$313,242
Category:
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Population Served:
General Public/Unspecified

Program Description:

OFRF's Policy Program is the voice of organic family farmers in the halls of government. Our policy team: Analyzes proposed policies at the state and federal level Advances an organic agriculture policy platform in Congress, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and in state governments Educates and mobilizes organic farmers and ranchers on important policy issues Find out more by visiting OFRF's Policy Pages: http://ofrf.org/policy/policy.html(http://ofrf.org/policy/policy.html)

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