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Grants to Midland, Michigan Non-Profits for Education, Economy, Environment, Health, & More

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Geographic Focus

USA: Michigan

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The companyGIVES Community Grant Program

Dow Chemical Company - in Michigan


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #141828

Grant Description

Grants to Midland, Michigan non-profit organizations that are working to enhance the lives of local residents and make the City a better place to live and work. Funding is intended to support one-time projects that focus on the areas of education, community success, sustainability and innovation, and improving the quality of life. Priorities for each of these areas are outlined below.

1. Education - Enhancing understanding of the roles of chemicals and plastics in the chemical industry or having the potential to increase interest in careers and opportunities linked to chemistry, technology, engineering, math, and other sciences.

2. Community Success - Promotes economic development and job creation, meets community defined needs, provides permanent improvement to the social infrastructure of a disadvantaged or underprivileged section of the community, or provides funding for materials or tools which will be widely available within a community, or will offer long-term benefit to the community.

3. Sustainability and Innovation - Enhances or protects the natural environment or raises awareness among a broad public audience of environmental issues and relationship to social and economic consideration.

4. Quality of Life - Contributes to the physical and/or mental well-being of community residents.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be charitable or non-profit organizations with a 501(c)(3) designation. Faith-based non-profit organizations may qualify, provided their proposed project is for the benefit of the community as a whole rather than just the members of their congregation or organization.

Restrictions:
Applications submitted by for-profit businesses, religious organizations for the sole benefit of the organization, individual sports teams, political organizations or candidates, labor unions, homeowners' associations or individuals are not eligible.

Funding cannot be used for operating expenses, personal computers, travel expenses, dues, advertising, fund raising events, giveaways or prizes, individual scholarships, dues and memberships, or lobbying expenses.

Pre-Application Information:

Contact Information:

Email the Dow Chemical Company Foundation via their website at: http://www.dow.com/michigan/contact/

Phone: 800-258-2436
Fax: 989-832-1556

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