Thank you for your interest in John Deere. If you would like to submit a request for support, please consider the following:
We focus our philanthropic efforts in these areas:
Funds are not available for the following organizations or purposes:
Our efforts are focused in communities with major John Deere operating units and employee presence.
In addition, some key organizations from outside these communities may also be considered:
John Deere dealerships are owned and operated independently from John Deere, so their considerations may be different. Their locations are not included in our geographic scope.
Established in 1985, the John Deere Foundation of Canada has supported programs focused on health and social services, education, civics, culture, and the environment. Recent funding includes these capital campaign donations (amounts listed in Canadian dollars):
The Foundation also provides John Deere scholarships at several Canadian universities. And, we have established solid relationships with technical colleges in Quebec, Manitoba, Ontario, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. These schools offer yearly Ag Tech scholarships to students, funded by the Foundation.
To encourage young adults to pursue advanced education, we fund John Deere awards at local secondary schools. And our work extends into the classroom with support of Junior Achievement.
John Deere operations in other areas of the world are engaged in philanthropic efforts within their countries. Their efforts reflect enterprise intent as well as the cultural distinctions unique to specific geographic regions.
In the U.S., our philanthropic support is organized in three main areas. To start the process, please choose the type of support from the options below. You'll be asked a few short questions to help determine eligibility. If it's not a fit, you'll know immediately. We will review all qualified inquiries.
John Deere Foundation Grants
To qualify for any form of support, a requesting organization must have a current IRS 501(c)(3) not-for-profit designation. At this time, funding for capital campaigns is not available. The Foundation does not donate John Deere equipment.
I want John Deere to sponsor my event
John Deere participation and support of Agricultural or Turf industry shows, events, and sponsorships is integral to our business. To be considered for John Deere sponsorship, please fill out our questionnaire.