Cargill Foundation: Headquarters - STEM and College & Career Readiness Grant

Cargill Foundation


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Next deadline: Sep 10, 2018

Later deadlines: May 10, 2019

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Government Entity Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach

Location of project: Counties in Minnesota: Anoka County, Carver County, Chisago County, Dakota County, Hennepin County Expand all

Location of residency: Counties in Minnesota: Anoka County, Carver County, Chisago County, Dakota County, Hennepin County Expand all

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Overview:

The Cargill Foundation provides support to select nonprofit organizations in our headquarters community – primarily in Minneapolis and its northern and western suburbs.

The mission of The Cargill Foundation is to nourish and educate the next generation for success in school, work and life.

STEM and College & Career Readiness

The Cargill Foundation supports programs that are rigorous, curriculum-driven and embedded in other areas of learning at the school or district levels in the areas of STEM and College and Career Readiness.

STEM

The Foundation supports STEM programs that: increase equitable access to STEM, teacher effectiveness and STEM proficiency for students in grades K-12.

STEM Organizations of Interest:

  • Community organizations serving low – income populations with a high proportion of youth grades K -12.
  • Ensure equitable access to STEM.
  • Organizations with hands-on interactive programming/curriculum that improve the understanding of STEM topics.
  • Provide teachers with professional development or access to STEM resources and knowledge to improve student persistence in STEM.
  • Nonprofits that integrate programs that encourage interest in STEM for post-secondary education and potential careers in STEM fields.

College & Career Readiness

The Foundation supports College & Career Readiness programs that improve academic achievement to prepare students for post-secondary education.

College & Career Readiness Organizations of Interest:

  • Community organizations serving low income populations with a high proportion of youth in grades 7 - 12.
  • Increase high school graduation and post-secondary enrollment.
  • Programs that have an emphasis on goal planning, problem solving, and/or awareness with post-secondary application process for students and parents
  • Facilitate collaboration/ alignment between high school and post-secondary curriculum to increase college readiness, academic achievement and/or engagement.

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Eligibility:

  • Organizations Must:
    • Be a registered nonprofit and have a current 501(c)(3) public charity status from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), or be a school or a unit of government.
    • Align with Cargill’s principles around inclusion and diversity as embodied in our Guiding Principles and Code of Conduct.
    • Serve the geographic area in the Minneapolis and its Northern and Western Suburbs.
    • Support programming and/or initiatives specific to education (STEM and College & Career Readiness) primarily serving low-income youth in grades K - 12.

Ineligibility:

  • Organizations NOT Eligible: The Foundation will NOT support the following types of projects or programs:
    • Organizations without 501c3 status or the equivalent in-country charitable status
    • Capital campaigns/capital expenditures and endowment campaigns
    • General and/or ongoing operational support
    • Religious groups for religious purposes
    • Lobbying/political organizations for political purposes
    • Sports events and athletic groups
    • Disease related causes or research
    • Individuals or individual needs
    • Travel
    • Advertising, Publications, films or television production or programming
    • Sporting events or athletic programs
    • Sponsorship, fundraising, special events


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