April 2

John Deere Foundation Pledges $200 Million in Philanthropic Initiatives


The John Deere Foundation announced Wednesday it will invest $200 million over the next 10 years to aid nonprofits focused on supporting poor farmers around the globe as well as families and youth who have struggled with access to child care and online learning as well as making ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, including in the Quad-Cities.

Since its founding in 1948, the foundation, the philanthropic arm of Deere & Company, has awarded more than $340 million in grants.

Photo courtesy of Loren King.

Source: Quad-City Times (link opens in a new window)

Agriculture, Coronavirus
nonprofits, philanthropy