A key National FFA supporter for decades, the CHS Foundation recently announced grants of nearly $4.3 million to the youth organization’s foundation, aiming to support the next generation of leaders, the talent pipeline, and agricultural education.
“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with CHS,” said Molly Ball, president of the National FFA Foundation and chief marketing officer of the National FFA Organization. “Throughout our partnership, CHS has been unwavering in its support and continues to see the potential leaders in each of our members and advisors.”
The grants will help fund FFA programs in 17 states, provide scholarships for attending conferences and contests, introduce students from all backgrounds to ag careers through the workforce development program, and support the National Association of Ag Educators in attracting ag teachers and building strong teaching programs.
“CHS and its foundation are proud to make the largest gift in the foundation’s 75-year history to National FFA. By supporting FFA, we are creating connections with the next generation of leaders who will empower agriculture and help transform the science, business, and technology of agriculture for the future,” says Megan Wolle, president of the CHS Foundation. “FFA inspires students from all backgrounds to choose ag careers, shaping leadership skills that last a lifetime. Our increased commitment will help FFA elevate and expand its amazing work with ag educators and students.”
The CHS Foundation, funded by charitable gifts from CHS Inc., is focused on developing a new generation of agriculture leaders for life-long success.
“Together, with our partners, we are igniting innovation and driving excellence in agriculture education, cultivating high-impact programs for rural youth, and accelerating potential for careers in agriculture,” writes the CHS Foundation.
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