FruitGuys grants take 13 small farms in 11 states to next level

· April 20, 2018

In its sixth year of awarding small grants with big impacts to American farms and agricultural nonprofits, The FruitGuys Community Fund announced its largest class of grantees to date: 13 recipients of environmental sustainability grants totaling $47,534 After receiving a record 130 applications, the Fund’s volunteer review committee chose 20 finalists whose projects and values […]

Rural America uses USDA grants to address opioid abuse

· January 22, 2018

The USDA is awarding 72 grants totaling $23.6 million through the Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program. Several recipients will use the grants to help address two of the nation’s most urgent needs: opioid abuse treatment and mental health counseling. “Under Secretary Perdue’s leadership, USDA is committed to being a strong partner in creating […]

Farmers: Nominate your local schools for STEM grants

· January 9, 2018

In 2018, it is projected that 2.4 million jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) will go unfilled. To help K-12 educators enhance their STEM curriculum and excite their students about these fields, the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, will once again provide farmers with the opportunity to […]

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