About Cargill & IIE
Our team of 155,000 professionals in 70 countries draws together the worlds of food, agriculture, nutrition and risk management. For more than 155 years, we have helped farmers grow more, connecting them to broader markets. We are continuously developing products that give consumers just what they’re seeking, advancing nutrition, food safety and sustainability. And we help all of our partners innovate and manage risk, so they can nourish the world again tomorrow. For more information, visit Cargill.com and our news center.
Cargill Community Giving and Education
Over Cargill’s 150+ year history, we have helped build vibrant, stable communities in the areas where we do business. Cargill gives back to communities by contributing 2 percent of its global consolidated pre-tax earnings (based on a three-year trailing average). Cargill’s charitable giving in fiscal year 2020 provided $115 million in total charitable contributions across 56 countries to advance programs that make a difference. Our businesses, facilities and employee-led groups support civic and non-profit organizations in their local communities. For more information click here.
In the realm of education, we support innovative programs that improve academic achievement and increase access to education. With financial support, the expertise of our businesses, efforts of our employees and collaboration with partners, we are making positive, measurable improvements in education where we live and work.
The Cargill Global Scholars Program is administered by the Institute of International Education on behalf of Cargill. Founded in 1919, IIE is one of the most experienced not-for-profit organizations in the field of education and scholarship management, and has worked extensively in areas of leadership. IIE currently administers over 200 programs benefiting more than 29,000 people from 180 countries.