Foundation / Corporation
AgStar Fund for Rural America
Grants of up to $10,000 to Minnesota and Wisconsin nonprofit organizations for programs benefitting the funding source’s rural communities in the areas of: education, environment, technology, and quality of life. Funding may be requested for project or program support, technical assistance, general operating support or equipment.
1) Education – Educating young, beginning or future farmers.
2) Environment – Maintaining or improving the quality of the rural environment.
3) Technology – Supporting the advancement and utilization of technology for the benefit of farmers and rural communities.
4) Quality of Life – Programs or initiatives that enhance the quality of life for farmers and rural communities.
AgStar’s service area includes the following communities:
Minnesota Counties: Carlton, Chisago, Cook, Fillmore, Goodhue, Houston, Lake, Olmsted, Pine, St. Louis, Wabasha, Washington, Winona, Aitkin, Anoka, Benton, Brown, Carver, Cass, Crow Wing, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, Itasca, Kanabec, McLeod, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Nicollet, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Sibley, Stearns, Todd (partial), Wright, Blue Earth, Cottonwood, Dodge, Faribault, Freeborn, Jackson, LeSueur, Martin, Mower, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Rice, Rock, Steele, Waseca and Watonwan.
Wisconsin Counties: Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chippewa, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Iron, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix and Washburn.
GrantWatch ID#: 160602
Funding is limited to $10,000 per organization per year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Mankato Team - Corporate Office
1921 Premier Drive
P.O. Box 4249
Mankato, MN 56001
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