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Dow Corning Foundation Grant Funds

Dow Corning Foundation


Grant amount: US $25,000 - US $75,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Michigan

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

Established in 1981, the Dow Corning Foundation is an endowed fund supported by contributions from Dow Corning Corporation and Hemlock Semiconductor Group.

Our mission

The Dow Corning Foundation is a Michigan not-for-profit corporation registered with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) Private Foundation.

The Dow Corning Foundation considers grant requests from nonprofit organizations and educational institutions. Average grant size is $25,000 to $75,000.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Grant requests must meet the following general criteria:
    • Projects must benefit the U.S. communities in which our employees live and work.
    • Projects must align with one or more of our three mission areas – community vitality, education and/or sustainability. See examples.
    • The impact, measurability and sustainability of the project are considered during the evaluation process; however, innovative pilot projects may be funded as well.

Ineligibility:

  • What the Dow Corning Foundation does not fund
    • Conferences, group travel costs or dinners
    • Fundraising events
    • Projects normally funded by government taxation
    • Scholarship support
    • Research grants
    • International grants
    • For-profit businesses
    • Personal needs
    • Athletic leagues
    • Projects in geographic areas where Dow Corning Corporation and Hemlock Semiconductor Group do not have a presence
    • Veterans’ or political groups
    • Religious groups for sectarian purposes
    • Groups or organizations that do not meet or comply with our Business Code of Ethics
  • If you qualify for both the Dow Corning Foundation and the Donor Advised Funds: Please do not apply to both for funding.
    • The Dow Corning Foundation and the Donor Advised Funds will refer grant requests to one other, when applicable.


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