GreenStar Donations Request

Concern for our community is written into the Cooperative Principles that guide us, and we strive to be an active part of the community we serve.


Donation requests must be made at least 30 days prior to the event. Please be advised that there is an allocated monthly budget for donations, and we may not be able to accommodate all requests.

Donation Item:

Our standard donation is a $25 gift card. GreenStar is not able to donate prepared foods or baked goods. Gift cards may be used toward the purchase of these items.

How to make a Request:

Please complete the online application below. Any questions regarding the status of your donation request can be directed to: GreenStar Marketing Department,

In exchange:

We request that you use our name in publicity for your event whenever possible, and if appropriate, set out a small sign identifying GreenStar’s contribution to the event.


GreenStar does not donate to individuals. GreenStar’s donations are intended for organizations.

These are the criteria for eligibility:

  • Organization must operate as a not-for-profit
  • The organization must either be:
    • a) one that serves people generally recognized as less privileged by virtue of discrimination (race, class, ability, sexual orientation)
    • b) one whose primary objective matches one of GreenStar’s goals:
      • working on concerns directly affecting the Ithaca community
      • creation of democratically operated cooperative institutions
      • promotion of nutritious foods, diets, and activities
      • local production of foods and other goods
      • ecological responsibility

Donation Request Form

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