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OFB Foundation Awards Action and Awareness Grants
Ohio Ag Connection - 07/30/2020

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.

Established in 1985, the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, public charitable organization that strives to support student scholarships, fund innovation in communities and drive economic growth. To learn more about the foundation, visit ofbf.org/foundation/.

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