COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation recently awarded grants to fund efforts in agriculture-related programming.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation funds programs that create a positive, measurable impact in four core areas of giving through its Action and Awareness grant program:
- Education – Providing grants for professional development programs allowing individuals to advance their knowledge of agriculture, share ideas and improve people’s lives.
- Environment – Funding sensible solutions that contribute to a healthier, cleaner and more sustainable Ohio by focusing on increased care for land and water.
- Economic Development – Capturing opportunities that build prosperity, create jobs and enhance the quality of life for Ohioans by funding projects that spur economic growth in local communities.
- Human-Animal Bond – Promoting the proper care of animals and the many ways they bring quality to human life.
Grant amounts can be awarded up to $3,000 and are provided for a one-year period.
Following are those organizations awarded grants in the spring 2020 grant cycle:
- Breaking Free Therapeutic Riding Center
- Dreams on Horseback
- Friends of Aullwood, Inc. dba Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm
- Gorman Heritage Farm Foundation
- Licking County Farm Bureau Inc.
- Richland County Soil & Water Conservation District
- Stratford Ecological Center, Inc.
- Darke County Farm Bureau
The deadline to apply for grants during the fall grant cycle is Oct. 1. For funding eligibility requirements and to apply, visit ofbf.org/foundation/aagrants.
Established in 1985, the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, public charitable organization that strives to support student scholarships, fund innovation in communities and drive economic growth. To learn more about the foundation, visit ofbf.org/foundation/.
— Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation
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