Supporting rural safety, development and leadership.

At CHS, we’re committed to creating a strong future for rural America and giving back to our communities with our time, talent and resources. In 2016, CHS and the CHS Foundation invested $6.2 million to develop the next generation of agricultural leaders, improve agricultural safety and enhance rural vitality. 

Apply now! See below to access a list of open grant applications as some of our programs have recently changed:

  • The 2017/18 CHS Foundation High School Scholarship program is now accepting applications. Click here for more information.
  • General requests that do not fit in one of the above programs, click here.

Recent CHS Stewardship investments include:
  • Nearly 300 scholarships at more than 30 colleges, university funding for ag-related programs and curriculum, cooperative education grants and support of international experiences for ag students. Click here to read more. 
  • Contributions that improved agricultural health and safety in more than 50 communities across the country. Click here to read more. 
  • Dozens of grants to support projects that build vibrant rural communities. Click here to learn more.

Shaping the future of ag education

As the next generation prepares to take a larger role in agriculture, find out how educational programs are meet their needs.

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Learn how the legacy of our farmers extends beyond their farms via grants, scholarships and programs. The CHS Stewardship Spotlight newsletter highlights investments making a difference across the U.S.

Be in the Know

Find out how your cooperative can apply to receive up to $5,000 in matching funds to make a difference in your community.

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Your Voice. Your Leadership. Cooperatives need you!

Learn more about local leadership, public advocacy and how you can make a difference in agriculture.

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