1. Home
  2. About
  3. Corporate Responsibility
  4. Community Involvement
  5. Apply for a Grant
  6. Saint Paul Area Grants

Saint Paul Area Grants

See below for information on how to apply for an Ecolab Foundation grant that serves the St. Paul area.

The Ecolab Foundation supports programming in the St. Paul area. 

Nonprofit (NPO) Grants:  

To qualify for an Ecolab NPO grant, a 501 (c) 3 organization must provide services in Saint Paul, MN area and fall within one of our four strategic areas of giving. Please review guidelines and restrictions on the Apply For Grant page. 

  • 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:  environment and conservation organizations, hands-on environmental learning programs
  • Arts & Culture:  arts education for children and youth, as well as support for museums and the performing arts


PLEASE NOTE: If you recently applied for a grant, these requests are being reviewed and we anticipate decisions will be communicated via email around the end of February/beginning of March.

The Ecolab Applicant Site is currently being upgraded and is not available at this time.

If you have questions about grant disbursement/payments, please visit NPOConnect, the Nonprofit Portal, powered by our vendor partner YourCause-DonateWell/Blackbaud.  
This is a separate site just for financial administration of grant awards.  Please note that the Ecolab Foundation staff does NOT have access to this site because it contains confidential payment information.  If you need assistance, please see the email and chat features at the bottom of the Nonprofit Platform sign-in page or click here to fill out the Nonprofit Platform Service Inquiry form.

Click here to view additional information/instructions about signing into the Nonprofit Platform.


Submissions for 2021 grant requests for the St. Paul, MN area are scheduled to open Sept. 1, 2020 and close Dec. 1, 2020.


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.


Please email the Ecolab Foundation, or call 651.250.2923 with questions.