Gay Lea Foods has a long and rich history of charitable giving. As a co-operative, it’s a part of who we are.
In 2014, we created the Gay Lea Foundation, our own registered charity dedicated to supporting education, poverty relief, co-operative development and community well-being projects in the communities where our members and employees live, work and play – and in developing countries around the world.Learn More
Dec 20, 2022
The Gay Lea Foundation partners with Firefighters without Borders to equip heroes in remote First Nations communities
Nov 22, 2022
Learn how a Gay Lea Foundation grant is helping to provide clean water to farmers in Cambodia
Nov 18, 2022
Fall funding round will see more than $157,000 channeled to education, poverty relief, and community well-being projects in Canada and Africa
Oct 19, 2022
Learn how a Gay Lea Foundation grant helped farming co-ops in Sierra Leone achieve self-sufficiency
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The Gay Lea Foundation was created by Gay Lea Foods in 2014 to support registered Canadian charities working toward the relief of poverty, advancement of education and purposes beneficial to the community. Applications are considered based on merit, under specific categories listed in the application, with preference given to organizations that serve agricultural or rural communities and/or whose mission and values reflect the seven principles of co-operation.Apply Now