Inviting grant proposals for high-quality food & nutrition programs addressing malnutrition


Organisation:  Monsanto Fund

Apply By:  28 Feb . 2019


Inviting grant proposals for high-quality food & nutrition programs addressing malnutrition
 

About the Organization

Since 1964, the Monsanto Fund has worked to substantially and meaningfully improve people’s lives by being an innovative philanthropic leader, providing sustainable assistance to communities in need.

About the Grant

Monsanto Fund supports high-quality food & nutrition programs in US Monsanto communities and International (outside the US) countries that address malnutrition by helping to ensure access and use of nutritious food. This includes high-impact programs/projects using a comprehensive, sustainable approach to increase access and use of nutritious foods, striving towards long-term behavior change to address under-nutrition and hunger. The food & nutrition programs we support target under-served communities, rural communities, and families with children under the age of five.

We accept Food & Nutrition applications from organizations in US Monsanto communities and International countries during two periods annually. Eligible communities and countries are listed on the Food & Nutrition grant program webpage. The first period opens January 1 and closes February 28 at 11:59:59pm Central Time (CT) with funding decisions made in May/June.

The second period opens July 1 and closes August 31 at 11:59:59pm CT with funding decisions made in November/December.

What types of organizations are eligible to apply for international grants from the Monsanto Fund?

  • Organizations who hold a 501(c)(3) tax exempt or an international equivalent public charity.
  • All organizations must be incorporated as a charity and operating for a minimum of two years to be considered for funding.
  • Organizations who are units of government under Section 170(c)(1), such as public schools, villages and municipalities, and private schools primarily serving an economically disadvantaged population.
  • The nonprofit must be experienced and reputable; The Monsanto Fund does not work with start-up organizations.
  • The nonprofit must be financially sound; Proof of most current financial audit is required.
  • Organizations must be located in one of the eligible countries (need hyperlink) (list of countries found on Contact Us page)

What is the minimum size international grant we can apply for?

The smallest grant we will consider is US $25,000

What kinds of programs will be considered for funding?

We support malnutrition programs which have a comprehensive approach to undernourishment that results in long-term behavior change towards healthy eating and nutrition. In addition, we support high quality programs that address hunger alleviation by providing access to nutritious food.

What is the deadline for grant applications?

Organizations can view and familiarize themselves with the grant application any time throughout the year. Annually there are two cycles to apply. The first cycle begins on January 1 and ends at 11:59:59pm CT on February 28. The second cycle begins on July 1 and ends at11:59:59pm CT on August 31.

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