Compeer Financial, formerly 1st Farm Credit Services, AgStar Financial Services and Badgerland Financial, is now accepting grant applications for its Agriculture Education & Classroom Equipment Grant Program. High school agriculture programs in Compeer Financial’s 144-county territory are eligible to apply for up to $3,000 per school. Funding must be used to support agriculture education by funding programs or equipment for high school agriculture classrooms. Applications will be accepted through April 30, 2018.
This grant program is offered by Compeer Financial's corporate giving program, the Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America.Hands-on learning and new technologies are crucial to showing students the endless opportunities in the field of agriculture. This grant program is designed to help fund agricultural education and classroom equipment so students have access to modern resources to broaden their perspective of the rapidly changing agricultural industry.
Program information and the application form can be found on Compeer.com, search for “Grants”.
About Compeer Financial
Compeer Financial is a member-owned Farm Credit cooperative serving and supporting agriculture and rural communities. The $19.5 billion organization provides loans, leases, risk management and other financial services throughout 144 counties in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Based in the Upper Midwest, Compeer Financial exists to champion the hopes and dreams of rural America, while providing personalized service and expertise to clients and the agriculture industry.
Compeer Financial is the third largest cooperative of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of lending institutions supporting agriculture and rural communities with reliable, consistent credit and financial services. For more information about Compeer Financial, visit Compeer.com.