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.
This is a news release for use by journalists. Questions should be directed to Ty Higgins, 614-246-8231 or [email protected].