Foundation / Corporation
The Mosaic Company Foundation
Grants to Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Mexico, and Texas nonprofit organizations to benefit communities within the funding source’s service area, or to address eligible global concerns. Focus areas include nutrition and agriculture, water resources and habitat conservation, and protection and enhancement of the long-term quality of life.
Focus Area Details:
-Hunger: Food insecurity and food system development in local communities where Mosaic has facilities and offices.
-Global Agricultural Development: addressing global food security through development programs focused on smallholder farmers in developing nations where Mosaic has key stakeholders.
-Agricultural Education: research, education and extension programs primarily focused on soil health and balance nutrition and increasing the capacity of farmers to grow more food sustainably.
-Habitat Conservation: Conserving resources and encouraging stewardship of the environment, including biodiversity and habitat protection where Mosaic has facilities and offices.
-Nutrient Stewardship: nutrient stewardship and ecosystem management programs that promote sustainable agriculture and best management practices in watersheds where Mosaic has facilities and offices.
-Watershed Restoration: preservation and restoration in regions where Mosaic has facilities and offices.
-Philanthropic and Civic: partnerships that enrich the long-term strength of communities where Mosaic has facilities and offices.
-Operating Communities: Organizations in which Mosaic’s employees are donating their time, talent, and expertise.
GrantWatch ID#: 176800
Applicants must be registered as a 501(c)(3) organization with the United States IRS or an equivalent institutional registration. Applicants must be located in geographic areas surrounding Mosaic locations and offices, unless seeking a global or national partnership.
Eligible locations include:
- Florida: Arcadia, Bartow, Bowling Green, Duette, Fort Meade, Gibsonton, Lithia, Mulberry, Plant City, Riverview, Tallahassee, and Tampa
- Illinois: Pekin
- Kentucky: Henderson
- Louisiana: Saint James and Uncle Sam
- Minnesota: Plymouth and Savage
- New Mexico: Carlsbad
- Texas: Houston
See Grant Coverage Areas for service areas.
-Residential recycling programs
-Energy development, including dams and renewable energy
-Sewage improvement projects in developed countries
Please note: While not one of the focus areas, Mosaic occasionally responds to global disaster relief needs when employees or customers are impacted. These gifts support emergency response needs and are not eligible for the formal application process.
Also not eligible for funding:
-Political or private membership organizations, unless a 501(c)(3) or equivalent organization that conducts charitable work for the express purpose of supporting the entire community and not a select political or membership-affiliated community
-Faith-based organizations, unless the 501(c)(3) or equivalent organization conducts charitable work for the express purpose of supporting the entire community and not a faith-based or faith- selected community
-Public policy, grassroots organizing, advocacy and electoral campaigns
The Foundation prefers that requests not exceed 10 percent of organization’s annual operating budget and 50 percent of the program’s annual budget.
Deadlines (due by Midnight):
- September 29, 2017 for notification via email by January 31, 2018
- December 22, 2017 for notification via email by April 30, 2018
- March 30, 2018 for notification via email by July 31, 2018
- June 29, 2018 for notification via email by October 31, 2018
- September 28, 2018 for notification via email by January 31, 2019
- December 21, 2018 for notification via email by April 30, 2019
USA: Florida; Illinois; Kentucky; Louisiana; Minnesota; New Mexico; Texas