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 to strengthen the communities where Bayer customers and employees live and work.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
Community Development. 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.
APPLICATION: Unfortunately, Bayer no longer supports an international grant program.
About the program, and how to apply
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
The majority of investments focus on St. Louis (MO), Northern NJ, Pittsburgh (PA), and Berkeley (CA). The America’s Farmers programs provide funding opportunities in communities around the country (USA).
The Fund provides grant-writing tips from successful past grant winners.
Contact Us includes a category to inquire about Bayer’s country representative.