At CitySeed, we’re growing for everyone. We are growing to match the needs of the moment, and our commitment to our mission of nearly 20 years: to engage the community in growing an equitable, local food system that promotes economic development, community development, and sustainable agriculture.

You can help us continue to grow in 2024! By making a tax-deductible donation to CitySeed today, you will become a vital partner in our commitment to a thriving food system. 

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Match SNAP spending on fresh produce at the Farmers Markets for one family.

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Support food safety training and certification for two food entrepreneurs.
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Cover startup costs for a first time farmer or vendor at the Farmers Market.

Sustain weekly, above-market wages for Sanctuary Kitchen chefs.

Other Ways to Donate

By Check

Please make your check payable to CitySeed, Inc. and mail it to
162 James Street
New Haven, CT 06513

Please include your name, email, and mailing address so we can send you a tax receipt.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Many employers support workplace giving by matching contributions to nonprofit organizations like CitySeed. Check with your HR Department to see if your employer can help you support CitySeed.

Partnerships and Campaigns

A generous network of corporate partners, foundations, and major donors support CitySeed’s mission.

To learn more about partnership possibilities or to suggest a campaign or event to raise funds on behalf of CitySeed, please reach out to Ashley Kremser at

Our Sponsors

Contributing to CitySeed is more than just a donation. It means standing in unity with hundreds of up- and-coming food entrepreneurs, immigrant and refugee chefs, and local farmers to create a more equitable and healthy local food system. We could not do this work without. Thank you to all our supporters and donors!

In addition to hundreds of individual and family donors that provide crucial general operating support for our mission, and our programmatic donors, we are grateful to CitySeed’s long-standing grant partners including:

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
The Lawson Valentine Foundation
The Martha and Hunter Grubb Foundation
Point32Health Foundation
NewAlliance Foundation
The Graustein Memorial Fund
Webster Bank Foundation
The MFUNd Foundation.

CitySeed, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Download our 990 form here. CitySeed has a Gold rating on Guidestar. All donations are tax deductible and our Employer Identification Number (EIN) is 83-0397621.