The CHS Foundation recently announced a $3.8 million, three-year grant to support National FFA and the National Teach Ag Campaign. The grant builds on a history of supporting National FFA that has existed for more than 40 years, and helps ensure National FFA can continue to support members as they strive to become a workforce that understands the food and agriculture industry.
This new commitment provides ongoing support to the diversified crop, environmental and natural resources management proficiencies, the environmental and natural resources management CDE, increased support of teacher education and retention programs through National Teach Ag and CASE institute teacher scholarships. New funding is dedicated to developing cooperative education curriculum and sponsorship of the New Century Farmer program.
“The CHS Foundation is proud to continue our long standing relationship with National FFA that began more than four decades ago,” says Nanci Lilja, CHS Foundation president. “Through our continued support of National FFA and Teach Ag, we are building on our commitment to develop the next generation of ag leaders and ensure ag education teachers have the resources they need to be successful teaching agricultural concepts in the classroom.”
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. The CHS Foundation is funded by charitable gifts from CHS Inc. As part of the CHS stewardship focus, the CHS Foundation supports organizations that develop future leaders for agriculture through education and leadership programs. Learn more at chsinc.com/stewardship