Farm Credit Services of America offers grants to projects and organizations that make a difference in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, or Wyoming. The grants are focused upon:
- Agriculture Education — this is education for youth, high school, university, general public, or producers specific to agriculture
- Young and Beginning Producers — funding for projects or initiatives for the next generation of agriculture
- Hunger and Nutrition — support for addressing food and hunger issues, enabling food production and providing a food source for needed populations and geographical areas
The maximum grant is $2,000. Applications are considered quarterly; thus, applications for the current grant period are due December 31, 2014. Applications may be made online here.
Feel free to take a look at the FCSA grant program — it may be just the grant you or your operation could need!