A Message From Our Executive Director

Transforming communities requires collective effort and a shared commitment to creating positive change. The Bigger Than Food Foundation is at the forefront of this transformation, working tirelessly to foster cultural enterprise, advocate for socioeconomic success, and revitalize communities. By joining our mission, individuals and organizations have the opportunity to contribute to the creation of vibrant, inclusive, and resilient communities that benefit all. Together, let us embark on this journey of community transformation and make a lasting impact on the world we live in.

The Bigger Than Food Foundation invites everyone who is passionate about community growth and development to join their mission. By becoming a part of our movement, individuals can contribute their unique skills, experiences, and ideas towards shaping the future of our communities. Whether you are an artist, entrepreneur, philanthropist, or community leader, there are various ways to get involved, ranging from volunteering and participating in community projects to providing financial support and spreading awareness about Bigger Than Food Foundation’s mission.


Apollo Woods, MBA

Executive Director 

The Bigger Than Food Foundation recognizes the importance of investing in marketing funding for food and retail businesses in Oklahoma. By supporting the Foodie Fest Small Business Fund, you can make a significant impact on the success of these businesses. Your financial support will enable them to access the resources they need to compete in the market, overcome challenges, and thrive.


Here’s how you can get involved:

1.       Make a Donation: Your tax deductible, financial contributions will directly support minority-owned businesses in Oklahoma through microgrants from the Minority Business Founders Fund. Every dollar makes a difference.

2.       Spread the Word: Share the mission of the Bigger Than Food Foundation and the importance of supporting minority-owned businesses with your friends, family, and social networks.

3.       Volunteer or Partner: If you have expertise in marketing, business development, or mentorship, consider volunteering your time or resources to help these businesses succeed.

How to Donate:

Donating to Bigger Than Food Foundation is easy and secure. Simply visit scan the QR Code or click on the “CLICK HERE TO DONATE ONLINE” button.

Every contribution, no matter the size, makes a significant impact and brings us one step closer to our shared vision of better communities.

Your donation enables us to:

✨ Incubate and scale innovative community-building strategies.

✨ Advocate for historically underserved communities and increase investment in their well-being.

✨ Foster culture exchange and bridge the gap between diverse communities.

✨ Promote sustainable resource management and a brighter future for our planet.

Remember, all donations made to Bigger Than Food Foundation are tax-deductible, so you not only support a worthy cause but also receive financial benefits for your generosity.