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2018 Ecolab Community Impact chart

Giving Programs

We are passionate about supporting the communities where our employees live and work--reaching out to those in need and seeking to enhance the well-being of people and communities.

The Ecolab Foundation has donated nearly $101 million since its inception in 1986. We focus on educational, cultural, environmental and community development programs that are good for business and good for society.

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Giving Programs

Ecolab Foundation Mission: “Ecolab’s culture reflects the company’s commitment to society. Ecolab promotes the well-being of its employees, customers and shareholders by contributing to the quality of life in the communities in which it operates, supporting organizations and programs that strengthen and enrich the community, especially in the areas of youth and education, civic and community development, arts and culture, environment and conservation and community-based giving. To the extent possible, contributions are leveraged with Ecolab employee involvement, thereby maximizing the company’s contributions.”

Click here for an overview of Ecolab's 2018 Community Impact.

Click here to find out more about Ecolab Foundation & Community Relations Guidelines and how to apply for a grant.


Global Program

Building on Ecolab's longstanding commitment to our communities, Ecolab Foundation's giving program extends globally through its Solutions for Life program, focusing on water conservation and hygiene education in communities throughout the world.

Youth and Education

Educating and supporting our youth by helping them to excel in school, engage in communities and develop leadership and life skills is one of our most important investments.

Civic and Community Development

Our contributions to civic and community development organizations help strengthen the core of the communities where Ecolab employees live and work.

Arts and Culture
We support arts and culture organizations to enhance the quality of life in our communities.
Environment and Conservation
Environmental stewardship, one of our global sustainability principles, is a priority in all areas of our business.