CHS Foundation

Investing in the future

The CHS Foundation is committed to making a lasting impact on rural America and agricultural cooperatives by investing in programs and organizations that help develop the next generation of ag leaders. Through cooperative education, university partnerships and ag leadership programs, the CHS Foundation is helping build a strong talent pipeline to position CHS and the ag industry for future growth and success.

CHS Foundation aspirations

By the end of 2020, the CHS Foundation will conclude our three-year aspiration to invest $8.9 million to ignite innovation in agriculture education. Here's the progress we've made toward our 2020 goals:


ag teachers prepared to inspire the next generation

Ag teachers

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ag students benefited from scholarships and university support

Ag students

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students were prepared for ag careers

Ag careers

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future ag leaders have learned about the co-op business model

Ag leaders

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Ag leadership

We support high-impact ag leadership programs for students and young adults.

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We award more than 225 scholarships to students studying agriculture at 25 colleges and universities.

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Cooperative education

We help the next generation learn more about the cooperative business model.

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Giving guidelines

Find answers to frequently asked questions about our grant programs and learn how to apply for funding.

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See how the CHS Foundation is helping develop the next generation of ag leaders

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Strengthening hometown communities

CHS Community Giving supports programs to strengthen hometown communities.

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