Cargill's charitable giving efforts reached US $69.9 million for fiscal 2012
We help build vibrant and stable communities where we live and work. We support programs that provide long-term solutions, engage our employees and leverage their expertise, and provide opportunities to collaborate with others.
Our employees, businesses and community partners contribute to provide a meaningful impact in our communities. Our giving is directed within our focus areas of nutrition and health, education and environmental stewardship.
Cargill and our employees contribute in a number of ways:
- Corporate giving
Cargill provides corporate support to select regional, national and global nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that serve multiple communities in which we have a business presence.
- Local community giving
Cargill businesses, facilities and employee-led Cargill Cares Councils provide support for civic and charitable organizations and schools in their local communities.
- Headquarters giving
The Cargill Foundation supports rigorous education programs for K - 12 in our headquarters communities of Minneapolis and its northern and western suburbs.
- Other ways we give
Cargill and its employees and retirees give in a variety of ways including personal financial contributions and gifts to higher education.