Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) is proud to announce the 2006
Community Partnership Grant program. The mission of the program is to
support agricultural areas of the United States by funding community
improvement projects that are identified by individual communities. Up
to four grants of $10,000 each will be awarded to qualified tax-exempt,
non-profit, educational or community organizations in ADM communities.
“ADM understands the value of America’s agricultural communities and is
committed to enhancing the quality of life in the areas where we live
and work,” stated Brian Peterson, Senior Vice President-Corporate
Affairs. “This program will encourage local leaders and ADM employees to
identify projects for consideration that address specific community
Last year, more than 100 community programs applied for a grant.
Recipients included Arkansas City Area Arts Council, Inc. (Arkansas
City, Kansas), Clinton Trees Forever (Clinton, Iowa), Marshall-Putnam
4-H & Extension Program (Henry, Illinois) and Midland Lutheran College
Applications and further information can be found on the ADM World
homepage. All submissions must be postmarked by June 30, 2006.
ADM is committed to America’s agricultural communities and is proud to
support the cities and towns where we operate. Through this grant
program and other efforts like the Ag in America Tour, a mobile tour
that educates students and consumers about the importance of
agriculture, and sponsorship of National Agriculture Day, ADM is working
to ensure a strong future for American agriculture.
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is a world leader in agricultural
processing and fermentation technology. ADM is one of the world's
largest processors of soybeans, corn, wheat and cocoa. ADM is also a
leader in the production of soy meal and oil, ethanol, corn sweeteners
and flour. In addition, ADM produces value-added food and feed
ingredients. Headquartered in Decatur, Illinois, ADM has over 25,000
employees, more than 250 processing plants and net sales for the fiscal
year ended June 30, 2005 of $35.9 billion. Additional information can be
found on ADM's Web site at www.adm.com.
ADM Media Relations