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


Grants for projects and education in sustainable agriculture and protection of natural resources

Principal Office: USA


Cargill is a multinational company with businesses in the agriculture, food, industrial, and financial sectors.

Cargill’s corporate responsibility includes grant making in locations where the company has a business presence. Cargill makes grants for projects in food security and nutrition; education; and environmental stewardship.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Grants for food security, education, and environmental stewardship. Cargill provides funding for projects and education to address hunger, nutrition, agricultural productivity, and protection of natural resources.

Cargill makes grants to nonprofit charitable organizations in the USA, and equivalent organizations in other countries. Charitable giving takes place through different channels:

Corporate Giving — Cargill’s corporate grants are to regional, national, and global nonprofit and NGO partners that serve multiple communities where Cargill has a business presence.

Local Community Giving — Cargill’s local grants are administered by Cargill’s local managers or employee groups. Their funding supports local charitable and civic organizations.

Headquarters Giving — This is for support to schools in Minneapolis, USA.

Many grants in Corporate Giving are over US$100 thousand, and some are multi-million dollar commitments over several years. Grants are smaller in Local Community Giving.

About the program

APPLICATION: Cargill posts guidelines to describe the aims, eligibility criteria, types of support, and application process for corporate grants and local grants.

Applicants for Corporate Giving submit a grant inquiry online.

Applicants for Local Community Giving should contact their nearest Cargill facility to inquire about local interests and partnerships.

About how to apply (corporate giving)

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries

Cargill operates in the developing countries identified below, classified in the geographic framework of the Terra Viva Grants Directory.

Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

East Asia: China

South Asia: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Eurasia and Central Asia: Turkey

Eastern Europe and Russia: Russia, Ukraine

Middle East and North Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, United Arab Emirates

Sub-Saharan Africa: Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Zambia

Latin America and Caribbean: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela


Cargill’s main website is available in English. Cargill’s country websites are in English, local languages, or both.

Cargill offers operational profiles and contact information at the country level. Note: Profiles of countries where Cargill has a substantial presence often include information about the company’s community support (i.e., grants and other).

Last Profile Review

October 2018