At Dow Louisiana, we help build better futures through our support for education. In particular, Dow is focused on the need to improve the quality of math, science and technology education.
We are a strong advocate for education and we are proud to nurture the future workforce that can help solve real challenges and positively impact the quality of life around the world.
Through Louisiana’s DowGIVES program – which encompasses grants, partnerships and volunteerism – we identify and support educational programs that will return the most value to our site communities across the state.
Learn more about Dow Louisiana’s support for education:
Dow donates $1 million to LCTCS foundation for Iberville Tech College
A new technical college campus featuring an Industrial Maintenance curriculum is coming to Iberville Parish, thanks to $3.4 million in state funding and a $1 million grant by The Dow Chemical Company to be donated to the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Foundation. Read more
Taking 21st Century Learning to the Classroom
Interactive whiteboards are showing up in dozens of elementary schools across Louisiana, courtesy of an effort led by the State’s First Lady, Supriya Jindal, and with support from companies like Dow. Read more
Enhancing Process Technology Curriculum, Equipment Propels Learning
We’ve become a society that works more with our minds and less with our hands. That change – being less mechanically inclined -- has affected the ability to operate and troubleshoot complex equipment, technical systems, computers and instrumentation. Since this is a critical skill that keeps manufacturing plants running well, Dow Louisiana approached Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) to help solve the problem through enhanced education.
This Year’s Dow Promise Grants Give Hope
The Dow Promise program has consistently enlightened young minds and brightened older minds through sponsorships and Dow employee volunteerism during its 10-year history in Louisiana. Read more
As a corporation, Dow has supported education for more than 100 years … through the involvement of our employees as volunteers and ...through sponsorship of countless programs. We believe education is the enabler of future innovation – that’s why we have a long-standing commitment to improving it.