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Dow Announces 2014 DowGives Community Grants Winners

Dow Houston Operations is proud to announce the winners of this year’s DowGives Community Grant Program. The non-profit organizations that will receive funding from The Dow Foundation are using the money to contribute long-term success in our community.

Winners for the 2014 grant cycle are:

  • Armand Bayou Nature Center
  • Bay Area Heat-Special Olympics
  • City of Seabrook
  • Clear Creek Education Foundation
  • Galveston Bay Foundation
  • Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council
  • La Porte Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
  • La Porte Education Foundation
  • La Porte High School JROTC
  • San Jacinto Museum of History
  • Special Olympics Texas, Inc.
  • The Bridge over Troubled Waters, Inc.

Their projects range from Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), to equipment for Special Olympics teams, planting of shrubbery for privacy, ROTC equipment and park equipment.

“With the 2014 Grant Program, we identified projects and organizations that play an integral role in making community success happen,” said Monty Heins, Houston Operations Site Director. “We are proud to do business in this community and proud to call it home for ourselves and our families. Giving back and helping great nonprofits achieve their goals is success to us.”

Next year’s Dow Houston Operations grant cycle will be conducted in the Spring. Keep an eye on our website for more information about next year’s grants.

Applicants must be charitable or nonprofit organizations, or municipal or government agencies and be based in East Harris County specifically Clear Lake, Deer Park, La Porte, Pasadena and Seabrook. All applications must be endorsed by a Dow Houston Operations employee and the executive director (or equivalent) of the organization.

The funding is intended for one-time projects that contribute to long-term benefits in the areas of science in society, community sustainability or environmental enhancement.