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Professional Dairy Producers Foundation (PDPF), also known as Dairy’s Foundation, is offering grants up to $5000 for new or unique programs for dairy-producer-focused initiatives. The independent grant selection committee will be searching for applications that focus on raising up the next generation of dairy producers, growing and maintaining public trust in the people and products of dairy, and building the skills of our producers. Organizations with a tax status of 501(c) (3) or (5) may apply. Grant criteria and application forms can be found at Grant applications are due June 1, 2021.

Dairy’s Foundation strives to identify emerging dairy industry educational needs and help fill gaps in funding for new or innovative programs. Since 2010 the Foundation has awarded more than $275,000 in grants to support vital programs that grow leaders in the dairy community for more prepared dairy producers.

Please share the grant information with organizations that might benefit. Grant information is available at Inquiries about Dairy’s Foundation grants can be sent to

The Professional Dairy Producers Foundation was established by Professional Dairy Producers in 2002 as a way to raise funds and awards grants for educational programs. The Foundation is a 501(c) 3 entity. Our mission is to share ideas, resources and experiences about important issues surrounding the dairy industry through educational opportunities for dairy producers and the public.