Bayer Fund partners with farmers to direct funds to local nonprofits, schools and agricultural programs

America’s Farmers Grow Communities Program Returns to Support Organizations That Grow Communities

  • Now through November, 1stBayer Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities program encourages eligible farmers to apply for the chance to lead $5,000 donations to local eligible nonprofits, schools, or agricultural programs.
  • America’s Farmers Programs Awarded $65 million to thousands of nonprofits, schools, and agricultural students across rural America since its inception in 2010.
  • To register for the chance to direct a donation, farmers can visit or call 1-877-267-3332 toll free.

ST. LOUIS, August 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Bayer Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities program is once again partnering with farmers across the country to find and fund the organizations and institutions that enable their communities to thrive. Of August 1 to November 1eligible farmers can sign up for the chance to lead a $5,000 a donation to a local eligible non-profit organization, school or youth agricultural program.

Since its inception in 2010, America’s Farmers initiatives have rewarded more than $65 million to thousands of schools and nonprofits across the country. Farmers have played a key role in identifying and allocating funds to programs and organizations that contribute to the health and vibrancy of their communities, such as food banks, schools and agricultural programs.

“Grow Communities is a special program because we work closely with farmers to find and fund nonprofit organizations that positively impact their communities,” said Al-Mitchell, Chairman of the Bayer Fund. “Each year, we hear from farmers and Grow Communities beneficiaries telling us that dollars make a difference. Because of this feedback, the Bayer Fund team is excited to continue to help strengthen rural communities through this program.

Farmers are eligible to join Grow Communities if they are 21 or older and actively engaged in farming at least 250 acres of any crop. To register or learn more about Grow Communities, including program eligibility and rules, farmers can visit or call 1-877-267-3332 toll-free. Winners will be announced February 2023.

About American Farmers

America’s Farmers, sponsored by Bayer Fund, focuses on strengthening rural America through community outreach programs that partner with farmers to make an impact in the communities where farmers live and work. The programs gave more than $65 million to rural America since 2010.

About the Bayer Fund

Bayer Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the communities where Bayer customers and employees live and work by funding food and nutrition, education and community development projects.

SOURCE Bayer Fund

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