Hemlock Semiconductor Community and Regional Empowerment (CARE) Grant Program

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About Hemlock Semiconductor

Hemlock Semiconductor (HSC) is a committed, reliable and proven supplier of high-purity polysilicon for the electronic and solar power industries, enabling customers to produce high-tech electronics and solar panels. As the raw material used to create semiconductors, polysilicon is crucial for cell phones and computers as well as the technology of the future, where the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence meet on new creations such as autonomous vehicles. HSC, the only U.S.-based producer of polysilicon, also is moving the world toward a greener future by supplying the fast-growing solar power industry. The company puts a strong emphasis on public safety and takes pride in being an involved and active community leader in the Great Lakes Bay region.

  • HSC Purpose: to transform people's lives by energizing and connecting our world through silicon technology.
  • HSC Vision: to be a family-friendly, community-oriented high-tech employer whose employees and products have a positive effect on the world.
  • CARE Mission: to improve vitality and quality of life in communities where Hemlock Semiconductor's employees work and reside.

We will accomplish this by relentless commitment to people, safety, productivity and quality.

Hemlock Semiconductor Community and Regional Empowerment (CARE) Grant Program

This grant opportunity aligns with the HSC Mission to improve vitality and quality of life in communities where Hemlock Semiconductor’s employees work and reside.

  • Grants to organizations with a 501(c)(3) designation, schools or units of government
  • Grant amounts are up to $10,000 for local (one of Midland/Bay/Saginaw) or $30,000 for regional projects/programs
  • Grants are for one year only
  • Organizations may only submit requests for the same project two years in a row
  • Grants are to be used to support projects/programs - NOT operational costs
  • Organizations should apply through the community foundation where their organization is headquartered

Annual Application Deadlines: January 31, May 31 and September 30.

Contact: Program Officer Joni King This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 989-893-4438 to discuss your project or idea. She will be happy to answer any questions you might have about the process.

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