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4-H Foundation > Ways to Give > America's Farmers Grow Communities
The Monsanto Fund's "America's Farmers Grow Communities" program annually offers local 4-H programs in more than 1,300 counties in 39 states, including 72 in Missouri, the opportunity to receive $2,500 in unrestricted funding if they are designated as a recipient by a participating farmer. Clubs are encouraged to reach out and persuade local farmers to apply on their behalf.
It takes less than five minutes to apply, and the application period runs August 1 through November 30 of this year. There are three possible ways to nominate a club or county:
This program is designed for farmers who live in one of the 1,300 eligible counties, are 21 years or older, and actively engaged in farming:
One winner will be selected at random from each of the eligible 1,300 counties across 39 states. Winning farmers and recipient nonprofits are announced in January.
Adair, Andrew, Atchison, Audrain, Barton, Bates, Benton, Bollinger, Boone, Buchanan, Butler, Caldwell, Callaway, Cape Girardeau, Carroll, Cass, Chariton, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cooper, Dade, Daviess, De Kalb, Dunklin, Franklin, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Henry, Holt, Howard, Jackson, Jasper, Johnson, Knox, Lafayette, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Marion, Mercer, Mississippi, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, New Madrid, Nodaway, Pemiscot, Perry, Pettis, Pike, Platte, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Ray, Saline, Schuyler, Scotland, Scott, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Clair, Ste. Genevieve, Stoddard, Sullivan, Vernon, Warren and Worth.
Monsanto has provided promotional materials to download.
Missouri 4-H county programs and clubs that have benefited from the Monsanto Fund America's Farmers Grow Communities Program, thus far:
Missouri 4-H Foundation
109 Whitten Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
Toll-free in Missouri: 800-642-8041
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