The Financial Contributions program is a critical component in accomplishing our mission of providing more health.

To be considered for a Financial Contribution, your organization:

  • Must be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Must align with our areas of funding priorities of STEM education, human-animal bond, food security or economic growth
  • Must be primarily based in Ames, Iowa; Fort Dodge, Iowa; Sioux Center, Iowa; or St. Joseph, Missouri.

The following organizations are not eligible for funding:

  • Organizations that are not in keeping with the core company values or mission
  • Organizations that do not complement our goals as a business
  • Political groups, candidates for political office, or any organization attempting to influence legislation (lobbying)
  • Religious organizations that do not serve the general public on a nondenominational basis
  • Organizations with a limited constituency (fraternal, trade unions, etc.)
  • Advertising, athletic teams, contests or pageants, golf outings, product donations, table event sponsorships, or individuals or families