At The Coca-Cola Company, they recognize that they cannot have a healthy and growing business unless the communities they serve are healthy and sustainable. As a global beverage company, they have committed themselves to improving the quality of life in the communities where they do business. Their community investment priorities reflect the global and local nature of their business and focuses on those global pillars where The Coca-Cola Company can make a unique and sustainable difference: water stewardship, active healthy living, community recycling, and education.
They support initiatives that provide access to clean water and sanitation, watershed protection in water-stressed regions, the utilization of water for production and or multiple use systems that do more than provide clean drinking water, and education and awareness programs that promote water conservation within communities and industry.
They support initiatives that strengthen and enrich communities, including education, youth development and other community and civic initiatives.
They support initiatives to increase liter abatement efforts, advance recovery and reuse, increase community recycling awareness, and offers support for research and innovation.
They are supportive of programs that offer scholarships, school drop-out prevention projects, access to educational programming, and other educational initiatives deemed critical by our local business units.
They also respond to critical local initiatives related to HIV/AIDS education and prevention and malaria in Africa and Latin America, youth development initiatives in Europe and diversity initiatives in the United States.
Community Support Application Guidelines
All requests for community support in the form of grants or sponsorships for consideration by The Coca-Cola Company, The Coca-Cola Foundation or any of its affiliated regional foundations must be submitted through their online application system. Those proposals meeting specific guidelines, and further their strategic goals and objectives, will be considered for funding. Applications that are faxed or mailed will be returned to the organization with an invitation to apply through the online application.
Each year, they receive thousands of proposals for a variety of initiatives, programs and events. While they are pleased that there are so many volunteers and organizations working to make a difference in their communities, they are focused on those initiatives that align with their overall community investment priorities. Find out what kinds of requests we do not generally support
If you are seeking support from The Coca-Cola Company or its affiliate foundations, please review the Frequently Asked Questions before beginning the application process and then respond to the Eligibility Questionnaire as a part of the application process.
To understand the type of initiatives funded by The Coca-Cola Company and its affiliated foundations, please refer to the Community Requests Guidelines & Application page. After reviewing the guidelines and priority areas, you can complete the eligibility questionnaire for further guidance and to access grant and sponsorship applications.