Keep up with what is happening with the South Dakota Ag Foundation here.
SD Ag Foundation now accepting applications for grant programs
The Building Rural Communities (BRC) and Ag Innovators (AI) grants are designed to support ongoing agriculture-related community and safety projects along with innovative ideas in youth agricultural education. Applications must be submitted or postmarked no later than November 15, 2019. Grant awardees will be announced by the end of December.
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SD Ag Foundation awards grant funding to 19 innovative
youth ag education projects
The South Dakota Agricultural Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of their annual grant programs to support youth ag education. This year, the Foundation awarded grant funding totaling $21,500 to 19 innovative projects.
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SD Ag Foundation accepts $4M challenge from Gov. Daugaard
On National Ag Day, the South Dakota Agricultural Foundation accepted a five-year challenge to raise $4 million for future support of South Dakota's agriculture industry. Funds raised by the SD Ag Foundation will be matched by an additional $1 million in funds from the South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF) and SD Governor Dennis Daugaard.
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SD Ag Foundation awards 23 grants totaling $34,165 towards youth ag education
The South Dakota Agricultural Foundation awarded 23 grants totaling $34,165 as part of their goal to support youth ag education and invest in the future of agriculture. A year ago, a local non-profit organization, Ground Works - Midwest (GWM), stepped up where then-recently dissolved South Dakota Ag in the Classroom (SDAITC) left off.
[READ MORE ABOUT 2018 GRANTS]