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Grants to Delaware and Pennsylvania Nonprofits, Agencies,
and Schools for Community Improvement in Eligible Regions

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Foundation / Corporation

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Dow Chemical Company - Dow in the Delaware Valley

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Grants of up to $10,000 to Delaware and Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and faith-based organizations for programs that support community improvement, inclusivity, and innovations in eligible regions. Funding is intended to benefit communities in which the funding source has operations. Eligible projects benefit the communities of Bristol, Collegeville, Spring House, and Wilmington.

Dow focuses on social impact in three key areas– Advancing sustainable solutions, building inclusive communities, and developing tomorrow’s innovators.

  • Advancing sustainable solutions
    • Drive progress towards a more circular economy
    • Collaborate to discover and deliver new ways of using Dow products and processes for social good
  • Building inclusive communities
    • Help communities thrive by partnering with local organizations to create more inclusive places to live and work
    • Inspire and empower educators and students to create more inclusive environments in schools
  • Developing tomorrow’s innovators
    • Inspire and prepare the next generation of manufacturers, engineers, and chemists
    • Cultivate an innovative mindset that supports Dow’s ambition

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 173205

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $10,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must adhere to the company’s non-discrimination policy and be a charitable or non-profit organization with a 501(c)3 designation or eligible government or school with required tax documentation. Faith-based organizations may qualify, provided their proposed project is for the benefit of the community as a whole rather than just the members of the congregation

Organizations must serve and be based in communities where Dow employees live and work.

Examples of charitable organizations and/or activities that would not qualify for funding include:
-Proposals 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
-Operating expenses, personal computers, travel expenses, conferences, advertising, fundraising events, walks or runs, giveaways or prizes, individual scholarships, dues and memberships, lobbying expenses, or capital campaigns.

Opportunities for support of Habitat for Humanity affiliates, FIRST Robotics Teams, and Great American Cleanup efforts are managed outside of this process.

Pre-Application Information:

In 2021, grant proposals will be reviewed two times during the year. In order for organizations to meet the appropriate review deadlines, proposals should be submitted prior to:
Spring cycle:
- Proposal Deadline: Submit by March 31
- Notifications: Early June

Fall cycle:
- Proposal Deadline: Submit by September 30
- Notifications: Early November

Organizations that have never applied before should contact program staff.

Contact Information:

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

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Dow Corporate Headquarters
2211 H.H. Dow Way
Midland, MI 48674
Tel: +1 (989) 636-1000
(Toll Free: +1 800-331-6451)
Fax: +1 (989) 832-1456

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Delaware: Wilmington;   Pennsylvania: Bristol, Collegeville, and Spring House

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