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Community Grant Program

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies in Eligible Areas
for Science, Agriculture, Conservation, and Alleviating Hunger

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Syngenta

Deadline Date:

09/28/18

Description:

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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to Minnesota, Louisiana, and North Carolina nonprofits, schools, and government agencies in eligible areas. Funding is intended for programs in the following areas: agriculture and/or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) education;
nutrition and/or hunger relief; and water and land conservation.

Eligible regions include Greensboro and Research Triangle Park, NC, Minnetonka, MN, and St. Gabriel, LA.

Mission
The Syngenta Community Grant Program strives to provide meaningful funding to not-for-profit programs in communities that help further the understanding and advancement of agriculture and its role in feeding a growing population while protecting the environment.

Objectives
Syngenta welcomes applications from organizations that will enable agriculture and/or STEM education, water and land conservation, and nutrition/hunger relief. Projects reflecting innovative approaches and solutions, thoughtful planning, long-term impact and the most educational value for dollars spent will be given priority.

Vision
Through the Community Grant Program, Syngenta wishes to reach as many community organizations as possible. With a global population on track to exceed 9 billion by 2050, Syngenta has a role to play—both globally and locally—to meet the increasing demand for food and education.

Priority
Projects reflecting innovative approaches and solutions, thoughtful planning, long-term impact and the most educational value for dollars spent will be given priority.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 138428

Estimated Size of Grant:

In general, grants will be awarded in sums ranging from $1,000 to $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made only to nonprofit, charitable organizations, which are tax exempt under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or to schools and government agencies.

Generally not funded:
- Individuals
- Fraternal, labor or veteran groups
- Partisan political organizations
- Member agencies of federated campaigns such as United Way or United Arts Council
- National organizations
- Organizations employing full-time fundraisers who take a percentage of dollars raised
- Organizations which practice discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, disability, sexual orientation or national origin

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Applications must be received no later than Friday, September 28, 2018. Late proposals or those sent via mail or fax will not be accepted. All applications must be typed.

Grant recipients will be notified on or before Friday, March 1, 2019.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications and supporting materials should be emailed as one document to News.Syngenta@syngenta.com.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Louisiana: St. Gabriel;   Minnesota: Minnetonka;   North Carolina: Greensboro and Research Triangle Park

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