Donation and Sponsorship Requests
Every year, Oryana Community Co-op supports dozens of charities, events, and organizations throughout northern Michigan. Our staff and board members are proud to be such an active part of our community and to have supported non-profit organizations, schools, festivals, clubs, and much more.
Unfortunately, we cannot always say yes. To help us narrow our choices, we rely on the following guiding principles:
- Events/organizations that complete this form fully
- Events/organizations that are a part of our nine-county service area
- Events/organizations that relate most closely to our mission of healthy eating and sustainability
- Events/organizations where we can help by using our products and knowledge
Accordingly, please complete this form as fully as possible and submit your request at least three weeks prior to your event date. Applications submitted less than 3 weeks prior to the event date will not be considered. Submission of an application does not guarantee funding. We will be in touch soon.
Thank you for thinking of Oryana!
The purpose of Oryana is to provide high quality food produced in ecologically sound ways at fair value to member-owners and the community. Oryana members and staff are committed to enhancing their community through the practice of cooperative economics and education about the relationship of food to health.
Our Ends Policies
Economy: Because of Oryana, our community has a vibrant cooperative business whose success stimulates cooperative activity.
Localism: Because of Oryana, our community has an accessible and healthy marketplace for goods produced locally that have a positive environmental and social impact.
Wellness: Because of Oryana, our community has direct access to solutions that contribute to health and wellness.
Education: Because of Oryana, our community has opportunities to learn about cooperative economics and the interconnectivity between healthful foods, environmental stewardship, and social responsibility.
Community: Because of Oryana, ecologically regenerative and socially just community development efforts are nourished and supported.
Model Workplace: Because of Oryana, our community has a model workplace which demonstrates a professional culture of mutual support and open communications, which is based on the balance of personal and organizational needs.