Each week, Neighborhood Networks provides potential funding sources
to help centers develop and improve programs and services. Featured
this week is The
Dow Chemical Company Foundation.
is a leading science and technology company that provides innovative
chemical, plastic, and agricultural products and services to many
essential consumer markets. With annual sales of $19 billion, Dow
serves customers in 162 countries and a wide range of markets that
are vital to human progress including: food, transportation, health
and medicine, personal and home care, and building and construction,
Areas: As the company's philanthropic arm, The Dow Chemical
Company Foundation contributes more than $18 million annually to
charitable and educational institutions in Dow communities on behalf
of Dow and its employees worldwide. The foundation focuses its philanthropy
on the elements of:
||Economic prosperity. |
||Environmental stewardship. |
||Corporate social responsibility. |
such, contributions must meet at least one of the following criteria:
||Address a demonstrated economic or social need
that improves quality of life overall in a geography, city,
or community in which the company has a presence. |
||Enhance the environment through a project or
a partnership. Advance understanding and learning of science
in society, particularly in grades 1-12. |
Area: Northeast, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Southwest,
The Dow Chemical Company Foundation considers requests from charitable
and educational institutions.
Award Amount: Award amounts vary.
Process: Dow does not use a formal contributions request form.
Preferential consideration is given to charitable contributions
recommended by Dow employees.
For more information about The Dow Chemical Company Foundation,
Dow Chemical Company
2030 Dow Center
Midland, MI 48674