DEVELOPING FUTURE AG LEADERS

The CHS Foundation is funded by charitable gifts from CHS. Since 1946, we’ve been committed to making a long-lasting, measurable impact on rural America on behalf of our farmer-owners.

Our Accomplishments

The CHS Foundation met or exceeded our 2018-2020 impact goals. Check out the CHS Stewardship Report to view our aspirations for the next three years.

ag teachers prepared to inspire the next generation

4,500

ag teachers prepared to inspire the next generation
2020 Goal: 3,000

ag students benefited from scholarships and university support

6,000

ag students benefited from scholarships and university support
2020 Goal: 6,000

students were prepared for ag careers

72,000

students better prepared for ag careers
2020 Goal: 55,000

future ag leaders have learned about the co-op business model

11,225

future ag leaders have learned about the co-op business model
2020 Goal: 10,500

University Funding

Support of diversity and precision ag projects

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Scholarships

Cultivating opportunity through support of students studying agriculture.

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Rural Youth Leadership

Growing high-impact leadership programs to engage students in agriculture.

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Generous, broad and continued support from the CHS Foundation has an impact on our members and agricultural education teachers at the local, state and national levels.
Molly Ball
National FFA Foundation President
Jenna Tollefson, student (left); Janelle Hueners, ag teacher (left), Detroit Lakes High School

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The CHS Foundation partners with National FFA Organization to support teachers and future ag leaders

The CHS Foundation will commit more than $4 million over the next three years as part of our ongoing support of FFA, teachers and agricultural education.

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CHS Foundation donates $225,000 to COVID-19 relief for students

Despite school being out for the summer, students are still feeling the effects from COVID-19 and are needing support now more than ever.

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Two students planting seedlings

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CHS Foundation helps bring big ideas to life in ag classrooms

Ag teachers are known for being innovative, creative and helping students find their passion in agriculture.

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