James Beard Foundation Impact Programs

by Leah Butz
James Beard Foundation Impact Programs
167 West 12th Street
New York
Phone Number
(212) 627-1111
Director, Manager or CEO
Kris Moon
Annual Budget
Year Started
Major Funders
Corporate partnerships and sponsorships, Contributions, membership fees. In-house events, OOH events, Educational program fees
Latest Projects
JBF recently announced its Impact Advisory Committee Comprised of chefs, restaurateurs, farmers, academics, food system funders, and leading NGO representatives, the new Impact Programs Advisory Committee serves as a source of expertise and a sounding board for JBF's Impact Programs team.
Interesting Fact
200: The number of chefs nationally in Chef Action Network (CAN), a coalition that will become an official initiative of the JBF Impact Programs to help raise awareness about public policies and support chefs in their efforts to advocate for the issues they care about that impact our food system.
Areas Served
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, New York State, National, Neighborhood
Core Programs
Programs include The JBF Food Conference, The JBF Leadership Awards, Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change, Enlightened Eaters, The James Beard Foundation's Chef Action Network, and customized issue and advocacy support for the culinary community. Through these programs, the Foundation accomplishes the following: Engages key stakeholders across the culinary community in the conversation about what constitutes a good food system; Builds a constituency of advocates to influence food policy at the local, state, and federal levels; Provides clear and effective ways for the culinary community and consumers to take action.
Major Issues
Advocacy-Senior Citizens, Food Justice, Food Security
Hours of Operation
M-F 9-5; Sat and Sun: Closed
Frequently used hashtags
 #JBFImpact, #JBFWomenLead, #jbfa, #jamesbeard
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