OVERVIEW: Ecolab Foundation, the philanthropic arm of its corporate namesake, supports youth and education, civic and community development, environment and conservation and arts and culture in the areas where its parent company operates.
IP TAKE: College and career readiness is a main priority of Ecolab's youth and education giving program. This funder accepts applications from organizations operating in the greater St. Paul, Minnesota area and eleven other states.
PROFILE: Ecolab Foundation was established in 1986 by the Ecolab Corporation, a leading water, hygiene and energy company based in St. Paul, Minnesota and operating around the world. Through its philanthropic enterprises, the foundation aims to “enhance the wellbeing of people and communities.” Its four funding initiatives are youth and education, civic and community development, environment and conservation, and arts and culture.
The Ecolab Foundation names college and career readiness as one of the main priorities of its youth and education program. It has supported the St. Paul Public School District, as well as public schools across the U.S., with individual grants to teachers or teams of teachers for special projects.
This funder runs an open online application system through its website.
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