Skip to navigation Skip to content

Transforming Lives and Nourishing the Common Good

Paul Newman believed that giving back is the greatest opportunity to make our world a better place. Newman’s Own Foundation supports organizations and programs in the below focus areas that continue Paul's legacy of giving and create opportunities for long-term impact.

Encouraging Philanthropy

Organizations that promote the practice of philanthropy and/or rely on philanthropic support to fulfill their missions.


Children with Life-Limiting Conditions

Organizations enhancing the quality of life for children with life-limiting medical conditions, and/or for whom the experience of childhood has been disrupted by circumstances beyond their control.



Organizations that empower people to overcome extraordinary adverse circumstances, and/or provide equal access to human rights and contribute to the development of a civil society.



Organizations implementing model solutions to address fresh food access and nutrition education in underserved communities.

An initiative within the Empowerment focus area, is Newman's Own Foundation’s support of Veterans: Organizations that support veteran entrepreneurship, providing veterans with the necessary training, support, and access to capital; and organizations connecting veterans to quality higher education and creating supportive networks on campus.
Find a list of our current grantees here.