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Goodyear has a long history of supporting its communities around the world. Goodyear’s community engagement strategy focuses on building and supporting collaborative programs that create positive outcomes for people, communities and the world around us. We are committed to making a difference in the communities where we live and work. Our associates help bring that commitment to life and are inspired to serve their communities.
Goodyear’s grant program is designed to utilize our resources to build and support collaborative programs within our community investment focus areas. Our key focus areas reflect the global and local nature of our business and where Goodyear can make the greatest impact including: promoting safe mobility to make our communities stronger (safe); inspiring people to reach their potential in school and prepare for careers (smart); and, reducing waste and conserving energy for our planet (sustainable). Associate engagement serves as the foundational element of all of Goodyear’s community engagement efforts.
All requests for community grants for consideration by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company must be submitted through our online application system.
If a proposal meets specific guidelines and our strategic goals and objectives, it will be considered for funding. Applications that are faxed or mailed will be returned to the organization with an invitation to the online application system.
Each year, we receive thousands of proposals for a variety of initiatives, programs and events. While we are pleased that there are so many volunteers and organizations working to make a difference in our communities, we are focused on those initiatives that align with our overall community investment priorities. All requests will be reviewed and only eligible requests will be considered. All eligible requests will be accepted or declined at Goodyear’s sole discretion. Find out what kinds of requests we do not generally support.
Goodyear funds organizations that demonstrate competency and effectiveness. Organizations seeking and receiving funds from Goodyear must provide information on how projects will be evaluated and measured and report on the progress of those projects.
The guidelines may be changed without advance notice at Goodyear’s sole discretion.
If you are seeking support from The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, please review the Frequently Asked Questions. You will then complete an Eligibility Questionnaire as a part of the application process.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company currently accepts applications for contributions year-round. We do require that you submit your application for support at least 90 days prior to the start of your program or project.
No. There is no dollar amount limitation for a request for support. However, first time awards typically range from $5,000 to $25,000.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company generally provides tire donations on a very limited basis and does not accept unsolicited requests for tire donations.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company generally does not provide donations of promotional merchandise items, including baskets or items for door prizes.
If we need additional information or have any questions, we will contact you.
You will receive a confirmation email when your completed application is received. If additional information is needed, you will be contacted.
On average, it takes approximately 60 days from the application submission date to receive a response.
You will receive a confirmation email when your completed application is received. You will be contacted if we need additional information. After we review your application, Goodyear will notify you of its decision which will be made at Goodyear’s sole discretion.
If you’re interested in Goodyear as a sponsor for a sports, entertainment, lifestyle or gaming enterprise, visit our Sponsorships page to get information and submit a proposal for consideration.
We do not accept requests that are sent by fax, mail or email. All applications must be entered via the online application to be considered.
The Goodyear Foundation does not accept unsolicited requests. The Goodyear Foundation is a charitable private foundation acting as a philanthropic arm of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Goodyear provides funding to the Foundation which, in turn, conducts an independent grant and funding process to identify and select optimal grantees and fund recipients. Its purpose is to support significant community programs and collaborations aligned with the company’s community engagement strategy.
The Goodyear Foundation and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company coordinate efforts to support programs and community organizations aligned with the company’s community engagement strategy. Our community engagement priorities align in focus areas where The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and The Goodyear Foundation can achieve measurable community outcomes: safe, smart, sustainable.