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Teacher grants

Investing in teachers and students

Here's to the teachers, the bridge to the next generation of ag leaders! To celebrate 75 years of making growth happen, the CHS Foundation is sponsoring an anniversary grant program exclusively for teachers to fund projects that will engage students in experiential agricultural education. Apply by Oct. 1, 2022.
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Program details

Up to $75,000 in grants will be awarded. Projects must have a strong tie to agriculture and clearly demonstrate how they will engage students in agriculture topics.

  • Written and video submissions accepted now until Oct. 1, 2022. Apply now. Once the written application is submitted, a link to upload a short video will be provided.
  • Top three finalists will travel all expenses paid to the CHS Annual Meeting Dec. 1-2, 2022, to present their idea to a live audience.
    • CHS Annual Meeting attendees will award first, second and third place winners through live voting.
  • Applications must be submitted by a teacher and include school administration approval for the project.
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$75,000 for 75 years

To celebrate 75 years of giving, the CHS Foundation is awarding $75,000 to fund K-12 agriculture projects.

  • First prize: $20,000
  • Second prize: $15,000
  • Third prize: $10,000
  • 12 finalists: $2,500
Entry eligibility
  • Funds must be directed to a specific project
  • Projects must clearly tie to agriculture; for example, implementing a new ag class or pathway or purchasing agriculture equipment for hands-on learning
  • Program is open to any K-12 educator in CHS trade territory (Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming)
Ineligible programs

Submissions of the following nature will not be supported:

  • General operating support
  • Multi-year funding
  • Scholarships
  • Travel to conventions or contests
  • Student fundraisers
  • Individuals, individual needs or fundraisers
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