The Terra Viva Grants Directory develops and manages information about grants for agriculture, energy, environment, and natural resources in the world's developing countries.

Archer Daniels Midland Company

ArcherDanielsMidlandGrants in support of agricultural development, sound environmental practices, and other areas of social investment

Principal Office: USA


The Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is a multinational agribusiness corporation that processes corn (maize), oilseeds, wheat, and cocoa into food ingredients, animal feeds, and renewable fuels and chemicals.

ADM’s corporate social investment program “ADM Cares” makes grants in themes of agricultural development, sound environmental practices, education for children and young adults, and maintaining vibrant communities.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Community Giving. ADM Cares defines three focus areas.

Strong Roots — The area “Strong Roots” supports programs and projects in agricultural regions. This includes funding to promote sustainable agriculture and improved rural infrastructure.

Strong Bonds — This program area refers to the contributions of ADM’s personnel for local and international support in the form of cash gifts, in-kind contributions, and volunteer efforts.

Strong Communities — “Strong Communities” addresses needs in education, community support, and environment.

Eligibility for funding in ADM Cares extends to tax-exempt charitable organizations in the USA, and to equivalent charitable organizations in other countries. Grants range from less than US$50 thousand to several million dollars.

About the program

APPLICATION: Grant seekers answer questions about their eligibility in an online form.

Eligible organizations fill out an online application to describe their organization, contact information, and request for funding. There is no calendar deadline.

About how to apply

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries



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Last Profile Review

 March 2017