All children deserve a healthy start in life. Medical studies show that babies who breastfeed or receive exclusive access to breast milk for the first six months of life have better health, educational and emotional outcomes. The Kellogg Foundation believes that a mother’s breast milk is the optimal first food to give children a healthy start so they can thrive in school, work and life.
To learn more about the foundation's grant guidelines and how to apply for a grant, go to the online grant application.
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The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) believes we can dramatically improve children’s health, as well as our country’s health by making strategic investments to support mothers’ breastfeeding so that more babies receive breast milk as their first food, as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
WKKF invests in organizations and programs that:
To learn more, please read our fact sheet.
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