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SC Johnson Grants and Product Donations Help Make Our Communities Better

Wherever we operate, we want to help make that place better, because we are there. This aspiration began more than a century ago, with our founder, Samuel Curtis Johnson. It’s reinforced by our corporate values statement, and acted on by SC Johnson people around the globe.

Since 1937, SC Johnson has given five percent of all pretax profits to charities. The year 2017 marked 80 years of company giving, and nearly six decades of our charitable foundation, SC Johnson Giving, Inc.

Understanding SC Johnson Charitable Contributions

Our primary corporate giving focus is on institutions or organizations that serve or directly affect communities where we have operations. Our giving pillars include creating:

A Healthier World: Help society thrive by addressing vector-borne disease, strengthening healthcare systems with increased access, addressing food insecurity and enabling healthier outcomes.

A More Sustainable World: Promote sustainability, with a focus on reducing, reusing and recycling plastic waste and supporting environmental conservation with a focus on healthy oceans and forests and  carbon reduction initiatives

A World with More Opportunity: Open doors for those in need by strengthening communities while advancing economic and social mobility through equal access to education and housing.

Some SC Johnson contributions are the result of grant requests, which also include U.S. requests for product contributions. Others are designed to meet needs identified by the company directly.

How to Apply for a Grant from SC Johnson

If you are outside the United States, contact the SC Johnson operation in your community to find out about their local giving.

To apply for a grant from SC Johnson in the United States, organizations must be a registered, qualified tax-exempt, section 501(c)(3) charity based in the United States, or one of its territories, or a government entity such as a school, library or public agency.

We do not give grants to individuals, and we don’t support organizations that have a policy of discriminating on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender expression or transition, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation or military status, whether the discrimination policies are written or are in practice.

See our grant FAQs to learn more about our U.S. grant policies.

SC Johnson’s corporate giving program gives 5 percent of pretax profits to charity

Apply for a Grant: If you meet the basic guidelines described above, use our online application to start the grant process.

Return to a U.S. Grant Application: If you have already begun the grant application process, return to your existing application here.

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Apply for a Canadian Grant: If you meet the basic guidelines described above, download our application to start the grant process.

SC Johnson brand and product lists can be found online

Apply for a Grant Outside the U.S. and Canada: See our grant FAQs to learn more about our grant policies outside the U.S. and Canada.