Bayer Fund works to substantially and meaningfully improve people’s lives by being an innovative philanthropic leader, providing sustainable assistance to communities in need. Bayer Fund was established as Monsanto Fund in 1964.
As science evolves, so does Bayer Fund's efforts to improve people’s lives by providing resources to meet their needs.
Bayer Fund has partnered with more than 6,000 schools and 12,000 organizations in 47 countries across six continents. This work has led to over 15,000 community grants around the world that have improved educational resources, addressed critical needs and made millions of meals possible. Bayer Fund has invested millions in the communities where Bayer customers and employees live and work, including grants totaling more than $24M in 2016 alone.
Bayer Fund strengthens both farming/rural communities and the communities where Bayer employees live and work. Our primary focus is to assist families in under-resourced areas within the communities served, with an emphasis on children. To find out if your community is eligible visit Grant Programs or Contact Us.
You can learn more about Bayer Fund's Community Impact, by watching this video interview of Al Mitchell, Bayer Fund President.
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