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. 

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  • Click here for the general grant application for projects that develop the next generation of ag leaders, improve ag safety or enhance rural vitality.  

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.

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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.

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