The CHS Foundation supports ag-focused projects at colleges and universities across the CHS trade area. In 2020, university funding focused on diversity and precision ag projects. New funding priorities will be announced early 2021.
Starting in 2020, all university requests are as part of an annual, competitive grant process that will be available from April 1 to June 30. The funding priorities will change each year. New funding priorities will be announced in early 2021.
Priority will be given to existing University Partners. Colleges are welcome to submit more than one application for consideration, however only one project per school will be selected.
The CHS Foundation is proud to consider university and college initiatives that will encourage non-traditional students to pursue careers in agriculture and foster inclusion in agricultural learning environments. Priority will be given to projects that:
Programs must be specific to agriculture. College or university wide initiatives will not be considered.
The CHS Foundation is proud to consider university and college initiatives that will enhance student understanding of the role of precision agriculture in crop production. Priority will be given to projects that:
Funds available to support this program are discretionary and determined annually. There is no commitment by the CHS Foundation to fund any application or make any specific number of awards.
Applications will not be considered for projects related to:
Creating More Ag Educators
The CHS Foundation helps teachers like Janelle Hueners receive new learning opportunities and prepare for a career in ag education.
ag students benefited from scholarships and university support
2020 Goal: 6,000
Applications open soon
Applications accepted April 1 to June 30.