Corporate Giving - Charitable Contributions

McCormick


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit

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

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

It is the responsibility of the Charitable Donations Committee (CDC) to make recommendations for donating directly from the Company. The members of the Committee are appointed by the Company's Management Committee and are authorized to make donations in accordance with corporate policy and guidelines.

The Company’s objective is to improve the quality of life where we live, work and source. The focus of this corporate involvement is toward the following areas:

  • Education –
    • higher education, and
    • elementary and secondary schools that have focused programs designed:
      •  to prepare students for the workplace,
      • for students with special needs, and
      • for our diverse communities.
  • Health and Wellness
  • Environment and Habitat
  • Culture and the Arts

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

Eligibility:

  • In order to receive consideration from this Committee, an organization must be
    • non-profit,
    • organized and operated exclusively for charitable, scientific, literary, educational, or other humanitarian purposes,
    • supported in whole or in part by charity, and
    • have tax exempt Sec. 501(c)(3) or Sec. 501(c)(4) status from the IRS.

Preferences:

  • Organizations given priority consideration by the CDC:
    • Exist in communities where McCormick employees live and work
    • Have McCormick representation on their respective Board of Directors or leadership team
    • Have McCormick employees committing their time and serving as volunteers

Ineligibility:

  • To ensure that the donations are used in accordance with corporate policies, McCormick does not donate to:
    • Individuals
    • Labor organizations
    • Fraternal organizations
    • Religious and sectarian organizations
    • Political organizations
    • Elementary and secondary schools (except as detailed above)
    • Daycare centers
    • Animal foundations
    • Recreational councils
    • Travel funds
    • Advertising or Promotional activities
    • Organizations that might in any way pose a conflict with the Company’s goals, products or employees