Michelin North America's Overview and Guidelines for Community Support

Our Mission
Michelin is committed to living in harmony with local communities throughout North America to create a better way forward through increased mobility and sustainability. As part of the Michelin Performance and Responsibility Ambition, Michelin North America has a long tradition of social commitment to programs and activities that give back to communities and where our facilities are located.


Guidelines were developed to assist those seeking sponsorship for community events/activities. Michelin typically supports programs that have a long-term, sustainable impact and support the needs of local communities.

Michelin North America's community outreach programs focus on three areas:

  • Education with an emphasis on Public Education
  • Environment & Safety with an emphasis on teenage tire safety.
  • Community Enhancement taking into account Health & Human services, and the Arts.

Application Process

Requests are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Please allow up to 60 days for a reply.  To be considered for sponsorship, Michelin North America requires completion of an online application that includes the following components:

  • Brief description of the organization, including a mission statement and a listing of services provided.
  • History of event (if applicable) and its contribution to the community
  • Date of the event.
  • Timeline (including deadlines).
  • Manner in which the event furthers Michelin's mission.
  • Sponsorship levels and benefits, including:
    • Target audiences.
    • Location, size and demographic information about your target audience.
    • Marketing/promotional plans.
    • List of committed sponsors to date (including media).
    • Other sources of funding.
  • Copy of an IRS 501(c)(3) ruling (U.S. only) or other documentation substantiating tax exemption status.
  • History of previous support by Michelin.
  • Description of any volunteer involvement by Michelin employees.
  • Name, mailing address, e-mail address and telephone number of organization contact person.

Selection Process

  • Applicants will be notified via email as to the outcome of their proposal within 60 days of receipt of request.
  • All funding decisions are final
  • Limit your request to once per calendar year and include and prioritize all funding items for the year.

Please answer the following questions to see if you are eligible for sponsorship.

Is your organization currently recognized as charitable by the Internal Revenue Service?

Does your organizations deny service, membership or other involvement on the basis of race, religion, color, sex or gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran, or disability status or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law?

Does your organization's services benefit the community at large?

Is your organization affililiated with religious organizations for religious purposes?

Is your organization requesting a team or Athletic sponsorships (teams/events)?

Is your request to send products or people to foreign countries or on domestic travel.

Is your organization outside North America?

Am I Eligible?

Application Process

It looks like you are eligible to apply!

To be considered for sponsorship, Michelin North America requires completion of the application. Requests are reviewed on an ongoing basis.  Please allow up to 60 days for a reply. Limit your request to once per calendar year.  Include and prioritize all funding items for the year. A new application must be submitted each year for any on-going projects or annual events

Organization Information
Request Details
Additional Details
Description of Organization--Include a brief summary of:
Description of Project-Include a brief description of the following:

We're Sorry.

Based on your responses above, you do not meet the eligability guidelines needed for an application to be considered.