On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, the Village of Waterman received a grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation for economic development. The purpose of the Community Economic Development Grant Program is to provide financial support for economic planning and implement projects that support local economic growth. The Village of Waterman also received a donation from Resource Bank for planning and implementing economic development. The Village of Waterman thanks both DCCF and Resource Bank.
Waterman Community Chest receives $2,000 Monsanto Fund grant for to assist with Annual Fund Drive
Waterman, Illinois – July 16, 2018– Employees from Waterman Monsanto Corn Productionrecommended Waterman Community Chestto receive a $2,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund. Funds from the grant will be used to benefit organizations that provide services that benefit the citizens and Waterman community. The Waterman Community Chestpreviously received a Monsanto Fund grant in 2017 to assist with the 2016-2017 Annual Fund Drive. The Waterman Community Chest supports non-profit organizations and groups that provide services for the people in and around the Waterman area. It is a 501(c)3 qualified tax-exempt charitable organization.
“We’re fortunate to have a group like the Waterman Community Chest working in our community” said Troy Dukes, Site Lead at the Waterman Seed Production site. “We’re proud to partner with them and support the great work they do in our community with this Monsanto Fund grant.”
This year, the Monsanto Fund awarded more than $1.4 million to nonprofit organizations in rural communities to help address essential needs in Food & Nutrition, STEM Education, and Community Development. Nonprofit organizations across the U.S. have received more than $7.5 million through this program over the last five years.
About Monsanto Fund
The Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of the Monsanto Company, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the communities where farmers and Monsanto Company employees live and work. Visit the Monsanto Fund at www.monsantofund.org.