The grant program provides support to organizations and programs that promote nutrition, and health and wellness initiatives, as well as environmental sustainability programs. Most grants awarded through the FBA program will be for $25,000 or less; however, special programs and unique circumstances may justify a larger grant. Grant recipient will: use grant funds for a health and wellness or environmentally-based initiative or a program/initiative that reaches a significant number of individuals or significantly impacts a community with a documented problem or need. Recipients will create a communication plan to promote the benefits of the program within the local community. Some grant applications may also be eligible for a matching grant from the American Beverage Foundation for a Healthy America. Eligible applicants are 501(c)(3) charity organizations or a state or local governmental entities that will use the grant funds for a charitable purpose.