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America's Farmers Grow Rural Education

Type: Foundations
Source: Monsanto Fund
Program: America's Farmers Grow Rural Education
Eligibility: County Eligibility – This program is open to farmers who live or farm in the Eligible Counties listed in Section 12 of these Official Rules and on GrowRuralEducation.com. These are counties that meet the following criteria:
•A total of 30,000 or more acres of corn, soybeans, cotton, and/or vegetables (defined as one or more of the following: peppers; tomatoes; onions; broccoli; cucumbers; melons; watermelons; spinach; squash; pumpkins; sweet corn; lettuce; peas; and garden beans) are planted per calendar year based on January 2013 USDA report.

Farmer Eligibility – Entrants must be 21 years or older and actively engaged in farming of a minimum 250 acres of corn, soybeans and/or cotton; or 40 acres of open field vegetables (as defined above); or 10 acres of tomatoes, peppers and/or cucumbers grown in protected culture (glasshouse, nethouse, plastic). Entrants are limited to one nomination per qualified person (regardless of the form of entry). A farmer is "actively engaged in farming” if he or she performs the work, or hires and actively manages others who do so.
Purpose: America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Is Sponsored By The Monsanto Fund To Help Farmers Positively Impact Their Communities And Support Local School Districts. Specifically, The Program Gives Farmers The Opportunity To Nominate A Public School District In Their Community To Compete For A Merit-based Grant Of Either $10,000 Or $25,000 To Enhance Education In The Areas Of Math And/or Science. In 2014, The Program Will Operate In 1,289 Counties Across 39 States.
Deadline: 04-06-2014
Award Max: $25,000.00
Quantity: Unknown
Website: Website