Toyota USA Foundation Grants – DUE: Rolling; 12/31/18

Lead2Feed Challenge Awards – Due: Rolling
August 17, 2018
Wells Fargo Foundation – Due: No Deadline
September 5, 2018

Toyota’s national corporate giving program supports organizations focused on three main areas: the environment, education and vehicle safety. They have a strong commitment to strengthening opportunities for diverse and underserved populations, helping during times of disaster, and supporting organizations that meet the needs of local communities across the U.S. This page describes the guidelines for their national corporate giving program.

The Toyota USA Foundation is a separate giving program that funds education programs for K-12 in math, science and education. Please send inquiries to


Organizations must apply for each new grant requested, and subsequent funding is contingent upon evaluation of previous activities.


Toyota does not make grants for publications, lobbying activities, advertising, capital campaigns or endowments. Individuals are ineligible to apply. Toyota will not make grants to the following types of organizations:

  • Those not recognized as charitable by the Internal Revenue Service
  • Those that discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, medical condition, sex or gender (including pregnancy), gender identity and/or expression (including a transgender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.
  • Those that serve only their own memberships, such as fraternal organizations, labor organizations or religious groups
  • Political parties or candidates

Geographic and Funding Guidelines

Please carefully review the scope and funding guidelines before beginning the application process. Toyota prefers to support programs that have long-term, sustainable impact.

Nationally, Toyota focuses in 3 areas: environment, vehicle safety and education. National programs in these areas must have a broad reach by impacting several major U.S. cities, communities or groups.

Regionally, Toyota makes contributions to help support the specific needs of local communities.

Go to for more information, and to apply.