Thursday, May 13, 2010

Monsanto Fund Grants (Deadline: July 1)

The Monsanto Fund, the charitable arm of the Monsanto Company, provides support to nonprofit organizations in communities around the world, with priority given to communities where the company has employees, facilities, or strategic business interests.

Funding is focused on four areas:
  1. nutritional improvement through agriculture
  2. the environment
  3. science education
  4. support of company communities
Eligible applicants, which include U.S. and international nonprofit organizations, governmental units, private schools and hospitals, and medical research organizations, must qualify as tax-exempt public charities or the equivalent, and provide proof of tax-exempt status. Grant requests must be for a minimum of $25,000.

The next application deadline is July 1, 2010. Visit the Fund's website to access application guidelines and regional contact information.

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