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FARM CREDIT FOUNDATION FOR AGRICULTURAL ADVANCEMENT ANNOUNCES 2022 COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM PHASE 1 RECIPIENTS
The Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement announces the seven organizations that will receive funding from Phase 1 of their 2022 Community Education Program.
Mechanicsburg, PA – The Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement announced the seven local organizations that will receive funding from Phase 1 of their 2022 Community Education Program:
- Carroll County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee: $1,000
- Center For Dairy Excellence Calving Corner: $10,000
- Center for Dairy Excellence Foundation: $10,000
- Elizabethtown Community Fair: $1,000
- Pennsylvania FFA Foundation: $10,000
- Pennsylvania Friends of Ag Foundation: $10,000
- Virginia FFA Foundation: $1,000
“These seven organizations are making a big impact on the future of agriculture,” says Laura Heilinger, Chairperson of the Farm Credit Foundation for Agricultural Advancement. “We are happy to help fund their ag education efforts and programs across our five state footprint to reach our local communities.”
Organizations that support agriculture education within Horizon Farm Credit’s territory and Washington D.C. are encouraged to apply for funding in one of two different options: up to $2,000 and up to $10,000, depending on the size and scope of the request. The Foundation’s Board of Directors reviewed the applications and chose the selected organizations to receive funding based on their alignment with the values and mission of the Foundation.
Phase 2 of the Community Education Program is open now through October 20, 2022. The Foundation also offers a student scholarship program each year, distributing over $100,000 to those pursuing a career in agriculture. The 2023 program will open in September.
To learn more about the Foundation and the Community Education program, visit fcfoundationforag.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to follow us on social media with the hashtag #OtherSideOfAg.