VF Corporation

Our Purpose

The VF Foundation supports non-profit organizations in driving movements for the betterment of people and the planet, including movements that embrace the fact that Outside Matters, define Worthy Work, and empower diversity, equity and inclusion as we are Free to Be.

Impact Reports

We strive to be purpose-led in everything we do. With our partners, we are innovating and problem-solving in collaborative ways to drive transformative, lasting change to create a more equitable and sustainable world. We’re proud to issue annual reports that share stories of meaningful impact across the communities where VF operates, globally.

View FY 2021 Report

View FY 2020 Report

Grantmaking Priorities

Outside Matters

  • Protecting Outside Spaces
  • Increasing Participation & Access
  • Championing Environmental Sustainability

Because nature humanizes us.

Worthy Work

  • Closing the skills gap
  • Restoring the value of the trades
  • Championing education overall

Because work dignifies us.

Free to Be

  • Encouraging pursuit of passions
  • Fostering creativity
  • Embracing inclusion & diversity via human empowerment and organizational development across our grantmaking priorities

Because our differences unite us.

Disaster Relief

  • Humanitarian Relief and Recovery

Because helping others is a responsibility that we all share.

Apply for a Grant

Funding is considered for programmatic work that takes place in the communities where VF Corporation and our family of brands operate.

The grant selection process is highly competitive given the number of requests we receive from across the globe. The strongest applications are for programming centered on advancing diversity, equity and inclusion, and in alignment with one or more of our priorities – Outside Matters, Worthy Work, and Free to Be.

The Foundation is unable to respond to unsolicited requests.

Please learn more from our FAQs


Grant Cycle Timeline

The VF Foundation will make decisions on grant requests in 2023 according to the following schedule:

     -Application Portal Open: January 1, 2023

     -Submission Deadline: 11:59pm ET, January 31, 2023

     -Decisions and Funding Made By: April 30, 2023

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