Principal Office: Germany
The Bayer Fund (formerly known as Monsanto Fund) is the philanthropic organization of the Bayer AG, a German multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences company.
The Fund makes grants internationally to strengthen the communities where Bayer customers and employees live and work.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
International Grants. The Bayer Fund makes grants to improve education and basic needs in communities where Bayer is active. Basic needs include food security, sanitation, access to clean water, and others.
Eligibility for Bayer’s international grants extends to tax-exempt charitable organizations; units of government; and private schools and hospitals that serve economically disadvantaged populations.
About the program, and how to apply
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
Monsanto’s grant-making priorities are where Bayer 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 grant-writing tips from successful past grant winners.
Contact Us includes a category to inquire about Bayer’s country representative.
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