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Strong Roots

Every day, ADM colleagues apply their intelligence, innovations, commitment and care to fulfill our mission.  We realize our mission by sourcing, transporting and turning crops into products that meet the world’s growing and vital needs for more food, more energy and a healthier environment.  Our work, and the future we share with all, depends on the responsible, sustainable development of agriculture throughout the world.

To help foster this development, we are investing millions of dollars in initiatives that support safe, responsible and environmentally sound agricultural practices in critical growing regions around the world.

Recent Activity

  • $540,000 to Doing It Right, our partnership with the Brazilian sustainable farming group Aliança da Terra to promote sustainable soy farming.
  • $500,000 to The Nature Conservancy, Brazil, to help soybean farmers and ADM suppliers accurately map their farms and forest tracts to help ensure sustainable soybean sourcing.
  • $275,000 to the National FFA Organization to provide scholarships and leadership conference opportunities for members throughout the U.S.
  • $10 million to the ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss, a partnership with University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana to address key societal issues of hunger and poverty by enhancing information, technologies and supply chains to ensure more harvested crops reach needy populations for critical food consumption. 

Applying for funding Organizations classified as tax-exempt under section 501(c)3 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, or the international equivalent, may seek funding from ADM Cares if their objectives involve promoting agricultural development, sound environmental practices, education for children and young adults, maintaining a vibrant community or related topics.

Click here to learn more about our eligibility requirements and to apply for funding.
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