U.S. Regional Grants

For U.S. Regional Communities, a qualifying non-profit must provide services in the geographical area of an Ecolab regional facility (listed below).  Application deadlines are identified for the spring-time Visions for Learning educator grants and the summer/fall Non-Profit Organizations Grants program. 
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U.S. Regional Communities:

  • Beloit, WI
  • City of Industry, CA
  • Columbus, MS
  • Corsicana, TX
  •  Elk Grove Village, IL 
  • Ellwood City, PA
  • Garland, TX 
  • Garyville, LA 
  • Greensboro, NC 
  • Huntington, IN
  • Irving / Fort Worth, TX 
  • Joliet, IL
  • Martinsburg, WV 
  • McDonough, GA
  • Midland/Odessa, TX 
  • Naperville, IL
  • Sugar Land / Fresno, TX (Fort Bend County only)

Visions for Learning Educator Grants:  The goal of Ecolab’s Visions for Learning educator grants (for school educators:   teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators and other licensed staff in pre-k through high schools) is to encourage and reward individual educators’ creativity and innovation in classroom learning by providing opportunities that will motivate and challenge students intellectually, raise student achievement, as well as increase their understanding of academic content and the connection between school and life.

This program is now accepting applications and is open to educators in the regional locations listed above.

Deadline to apply is May 1, 2017, 11:59 p.m. central time.

1. Read this first!  Please use this reference guide that includes helpful information on navigating the online application process. It also includes the questions from the application in case you would like to extract the questions to work on them separately before copying and pasting replies into the online application form.

2. Please note, it is recommended that you use Google Chrome, NOT Internet Explorer, for best results on the applicant site.

3.  To apply, click on this Visions for Learning link for access to the online application site.

4. Click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

5. Click here for a step-by-step visual presentation of the grant application process.

6.  Click here to view the grant application overview presentation from Feb. 22.

  •   Click here to listen to and view the recording of this presentation:  Play recording

7. Click here for a list of Ecolab Regional Visions for Learning Chairs by geographical region in case you have specific questions related to local community practices.

8.  If you have technical questions about accessing the grant application site, please contact our vendor partner Good Done Great at

NPO (Non-Profit Organizations) Grants: 

To qualify for an Ecolab NPO grant, a 501 (c) 3 organization must provide services in one of the regional geographies listed above and fall within one of our four strategic areas of giving: 

  • Youth & Education:  programs to promote youth development, particularly youth at-risk
  • Civic & Community Development:  affordable housing, work readiness, crisis assistance and hunger relief
  • Environment & Conservation:  hands-on environmental learning programs
  • Arts & Culture:  arts education for children and youth, as well as support for museums and the performing arts

Regional NPO Grant Cycle:

  • This program is now CLOSED and the next grant cycle will open June 26, 2017.
  • For NPO's who applied for funding in 2016, if you need to the status of your application, you can sign-in to the Applicant Site here. (For best results, please use Google Chrome as your internet browser, and a laptop or desktop computer).
  • Information about your payment details of grant awards are available at  This is a separate account just for financial administration of grant awards.  Please use this reference guide to assist you if needed in creating a account with Good Done Great as a Charity Administrator.  This is a separate site from the applicant site.  For questions about Good Done Great, contact

In accordance with Ecolab’s Code of Conduct, contributions will not be made to organizations that  discriminate on the basis of gender, race, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, other personal characteristics or conditions protected by national, state or local law