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 FOODS locations. We offer several ways to request Corporate Giving funds for your group or organization.

NWA Food Bank Donation
Corporate Grants

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.

Focus Areas:

Funding for grant programs is focused on non-profit organizations in Tyson Foods 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.
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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 March 11, 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.

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