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Corporate Giving

We are committed to helping the communities we serve and where our team members work, live and play. View a list of Tyson locations. We offer three ways to request Corporate Giving funds for your group or organization:

GRANTS

Corporate Social Responsibility Charitable Grants: These are awarded to IRS certified non-profit organizations to help them implement programs and projects relative to our focus areas.

Funding for grant programs is focused on non-profit organizations in Tyson communities. There are two types of grant programs: By invitation only and open to the public. Those that are by invitation only include:

  1. Urgent Food Supply - for short-term feeding programs.
  2. Food Bank Optimization - for food banks to implement programs that improve the efficiency of their operations, and/or increase their ability to distribute food.
  3. Non-Profit Skill/Capacity Building - for non-profits to improve their management, planning and fundraising capabilities to become more self-sufficient and sustainable.
  4. College Internship Program for Non-Profits - for non-profits in our three corporate locations to host a summer intern.
  5. Non-Profit Skill Building - for scholarships to enable non-profit managers to attend nationally reputable training and certification programs to improve their organization’s sustainability.
  6. Community Cornerstone - for projects, programs, and physical places that bring diverse cultures together.

The following program is open to all applicants:

  • Open At-Large – allows non-profits to submit applications based on their interests and needs.
  • Application window is open and will close on March 11, 2018 for the remainder of the year.

SPONSORSHIPS

Corporate Social Responsibility Charitable Sponsorships: These are awarded to IRS certified non-profit organizations to help them implement initiatives to reduce hunger and to improve the health and well-being of our Team Members. Application window is open and will close February 20, 2018 for the remainder of the year. Read more in our program description.

Community Sponsorships: These are awarded to support activities that enhance the vitality of our three headquarter communities and promote the Tyson brand: Springdale, AR, Chicago, IL, Dakota Dunes, SD. Sponsorship requests for communities outside of these locations should be directed to your nearest Tyson facility.

GENERAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Corporate Social Responsibility Grant and Sponsorship Eligibility

  • Applicants must be from a certified 501(3)(c) organization.
  • Must benefit communities located within 20 miles of a Tyson facility.
  • Strong preference given to initiatives that build relationships and active engagements between Tyson Team Members and the community.
  • Ineligible:
    • Fundraising events that benefit individuals
    • Religious and political activities
    • Purchase of event tickets
    • Golfing events
    • Buying memberships
    • Subsidizing sport teams

Community Sponsorship Eligibility

  • Must support or impact Team Members in the communities we serve.
  • Private and non-profit sector organizations may apply.
  • Ineligible:
    • Fundraising events that benefit individuals
    • Religious and political activities
Apply for a Grant    Apply for a Sponsorship