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America's Farmers Grow Communities Project

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Monsanto Fund
Nov 1, 2018



Through the America's Farmers Grow Communities program, farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 awards to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.

Examples of organizations include:

  • Future Farmers of America
  • 4-H
  • Schools
  • Fire departments
  • Other civic groups

This program is designed for farmers who live in one of the eligible counties, are 21 years or older, and actively engaged in farming at least 250 acres. A farmer is considered "actively engaged in farming" if he or she performs the work on the farm, or hires and actively manages others who do so.

Eligible counties are listed in section 13 of the official rules web page.

Geographic coverage
Available in selected counties in 41 states.
Amount of funding

One nonprofit organization in each eligible county will receive a $2,500 award.

Application process

There are 3 ways to enter.

  1. Submit the online enrollment form.
  2. Call 877.267.3332 and enter by phone.
  3. Complete and return the business reply card by mail.
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