Foundation / Corporation
Farm Credit 100
12/18/15 11:59 PM ET
Awards of up to $10,000 to USA and Puerto Rico individuals and groups of individuals who are positively shaping the future for rural communities and agriculture. Nominations will be accepted for a wide range of nominees, including, for example:
A “farm kid” who speaks to youth in urban areas about the importance of agriculture; a business leader respected for commitment to their community and the thriving future of rural America; an agriculture educator who may have inspired thousands throughout the years; or a farmer or rancher dedicated to progress and innovation on their farm or ranch.
Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives honorees will have the opportunity to share their stories and inspire with their vision throughout the Farm Credit centennial year in 2016 and beyond.
Additionally, ten distinguished Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives honorees — one from each nomination category — will receive a $10,000 award to help further their contributions to thriving rural communities and agriculture.
These ten honorees and a guest also will be invited to Washington, D.C. to participate in a special Farm Credit recognition event in 2016.
GrantWatch ID#: 161826
100 (10 Grand Prize Winners and 90 First Prize Winners)
Ten Grand Prize Winners will receive: $10,000 cash (awarded in the form of a check); a 3 day/2 night trip for two (2) to Washington D.C. to attend a special recognition event in Spring 2016; a $200 check to pay for incidentals while on trip; a combination of earned and paid media publicity such as regional ag trade and hometown media outreach; and a Farm Credit 100 commemorative item. The trip includes round trip coach class airfare (including applicable sales and airport taxes) from a major gateway airport near Winner’s home to Washington D.C. and two nights hotel accommodations (one room standard occupancy). Winner must be available to travel on dates specified by Sponsor or forfeit the prize. Air transportation and hotel accommodations will be at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Approximate Retail Value (ARV): $12,100 each.
First Prize Winners will receive: A combination of earned and paid media publicity such as regional ag trade and hometown media outreach and a Farm Credit 100 commemorative item. ARV of Honoree Prize: $100 each.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
The Farm Credit Council
7951 East Maplewood Ave.
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
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