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Dow Corning Foundation Announces Fourth Quarter Grants and 2014 Trustees
The trustees of the Dow Corning Foundation (DCF) approved nearly
$400,000 in grants at their December meeting including the following Great
Lakes Bay Region of Michigan projects
County Sheriff’s Department: $2000 to purchase defibrillators for use in
Children’s Zoo at
Celebration Square, Saginaw: $19,000 to renovate children’s play area
School Academy, Shepherd: $15,000 in matching funds to purchase and
implement Montessori Science Curriculum
Trustees also approved a total of $300,000 in funding for the
Dow Corning Donor Advised Funds held by the Bay Area Community Foundation, the Midland Area Community
Foundation, and the Saginaw Community Foundation .
In other business, the trustees elected four new members to its board:
Dow Corning employees Pamela Berry; Brian Carroll; Jennifer Kempf; Cary
Levitt, Secretary and Melissa Reimers, Treasurer. Chris Velasquez was
re-elected as President and Linda Kennan will remain as Vice President.
The Dow Corning Foundation provides funding in other US communities
surrounding our sites including: $10,000 for the Trimble County Public Schools,
Trimble County Kentucky; $10,300 to the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro; $25,375
to the Community Foundation of
Central Kentucky, and $10,500 to the Community Foundation of Noble County in
The DCF’s mission is to improve scientific literacy by increasing access to
math, science and technology education at the pre-university level, improve
vitality and quality of life in communities where Dow Corning and Hemlock
Semiconductor employees work and reside, and to increase the utilization of
sustainable, innovative technologies to benefit society.
For information on the Dow Corning Foundation visit dowcorning.com/foundation.
To apply to the Dow Corning Donor Advised Funds contact your local
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customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation
, Dow Corning
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half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States.