Seeds for Stewardship

Seeds for Stewardship

Working together for a greater impact

The CHS Seeds for Stewardship program matches cooperative contributions up to $5,000 for projects in rural communities. If you a CHS Country Operations location: Apply here. If you are a member-cooperative: Apply here for projects that improve ag safety or cultivate ag leaders by July 1, 2020. Requests for COVID-19 relief funding closed Friday, May 22.

Grant guidelines

  • Are you a CHS Country Operations location? Apply here.
  • Are you a member-cooperative? Apply here for projects that improve ag safety or cultivate ag leaders. The COVID-19 relief funding application closed Friday, May 22.
  • Grant requests must be submitted by a local cooperative. Grant requests received directly from a local organization are not accepted.

  • Each cooperative can receive up to $5,000 in matching funds annually.
  • Cooperatives can receive up to two grants per year totaling a maximum of $5,000; $1,000 is the minimum matching contribution considered.
  • Cooperatives with multiple locations are eligible to receive up to two grants per year on behalf of the entire organization, regardless of how many locations they have.

  • Applications for projects that support future ag leaders or ag safety will be available until July 1, 2020.
  • The COVID-19 relief funding application closed Friday, May 22. Decisions will be communicated soon.

Applications are only accepted online.

  • Are you a CHS Country Operations location? Apply here.
  •  Are you a member-cooperative? Apply here for projects that improve ag safety or cultivate ag leaders. The COVID-19 relief funding application closed Friday, May 22. Decisions will be communicated soon.

 

  • Grants will be evaluated on a competitive basis and funds are not guaranteed.
  • Priority is given to projects that improve ag safety in rural communities and cultivate ag leaders.

Seeds for Stewardship success stories

CHS Seeds for Stewardship

Other CHS grant programs

CHS and the CHS Foundation support a variety of projects on the national, state and local level.

Learn more about giving guidelines