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The Milliken & Company Charitable Foundation serves the communities where we operate around the globe. With local reach and high impact, the Foundation provides financial support for nonprofits that align with our Purpose and Values.

Submit your application

Visit the Milliken & Company Charitable Foundation Grants Portal

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Guidelines for the Requesting Organization

  • Should be an IRS-recognized charitable organization, 501(c)(3).
  • Should use funds to support the organization’s work. Events to raise funds will not be considered. See below for more information on requesting event sponsorship.
  • Click here to learn more about the Foundation, our Giving Pillars, history and governance, programs, and more. 
  • Click here to download a Word document with the 2024 community gift application questions.  Use this as a worksheet to pre-populate your application.

Application Process

  • Grant applications can be submitted starting November 1 for consideration for the following year’s grants.
  • Click the “Learn More” button above to access the online grant portal between November 1 and January 31. We use YourCause/GrantsConnect by Blackbaud to manage applications.
    • New users should “Sign up” to create an account.
    • Existing users should “Sign in” to access current and past applications. 
    • Use the “Forgot password?” or “Need assistance?” options for help.
  • Once the grant window closes on January 31, we review all applications and present them to the Milliken & Company Charitable Foundation Grants Review Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Grant recipients will be notified in April.
  • Our aim is to provide grant funding to all approved requests by May 31.

Request Volunteers and Sponsorship Support

At Milliken, we care about our communities and we are here to help.