Organizations or associations that are tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code can apply for a charitable contribution from BIVI. The project or program must align with the company's funding priorities of:

1. STEM (Science, Technology, Math and Engineering) Education
2. Human-animal bond
3. Food security
4. *Economic Growth

*The BIVI Giving Well Program provides financial contributions to organizations where we have an operating site (Ames, Iowa; Sioux Center, Iowa; and St. Joseph, Missouri) at this time.

BIVI will only accept financial contributions requests through the online form.

Our employees help select organizations to receive funds.

**At this time, organizations supported by Merial will need to contact their current contact to check on contribution availability.

We accept applications and make funding recommendations on a quarterly basis. The timetable for application deadlines and award dates is below:
 

Closing of Applications Notification of Awards
March 11th March 28th
June 10th June 27th
September 9th September 26th
November 7th November 28th

If you have questions regarding the BIVI Giving Well, please email us.