Principal Office: USA
The Monsanto Fund is the philanthropic organization of the Monsanto Company, an international producer of agricultural seeds, chemicals, and other products for agriculture.
The Fund makes grants in the USA and internationally to strengthen farming communities and communities where Monsanto is active.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
International Grants. The Monsanto Fund makes grants to improve education and basic needs in communities where Monsanto is active. Basic needs include food security, sanitation, access to clean water, and others.
Eligibility for Monsanto’s international grants extends to tax-exempt charitable organizations in the USA; equivalent tax-exempt charitable organizations in other countries; units of government; and private schools and hospitals that serve economically disadvantaged populations.
For projects proposed in eligible countries, grant seekers complete the “Contact Us” form. Applicants provide a short project description and a funding request. If Monsanto is interested, the local Monsanto representative will contact the grant seeker.
About the program, and how to apply
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
Monsanto’s grant-making priorities are where Monsanto has employees, facilities, or strategic business interests. The following developing countries are eligible for grants, using the regional structure of the Terra Viva Grants Directory.
Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands: Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam
East Asia: China
South Asia: India (separately managed)
Eurasia and Central Asia: Turkey
Eastern Europe and Russia: Russia, Ukraine
Middle East and North Africa: Jordan, Syria
Sub-Saharan Africa: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia
Latin America and Caribbean: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Paraguay, Uruguay
The Fund provides profiles of selected projects, classified by world regions.
Contact Us includes a category to inquire about Monsanto’s country representative.
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