Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation

The Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation was established in 1991 by members of the Bureau County Farm Bureau. The mission of the Farm Bureau Foundation is "To carry out charitable, scientific, literary and educational work that benefits Bureau County farm families and agriculture."
The Foundation supports agricultural programs aimed at:
SCHOLARSHIP: To provide for persons studying agriculture and agriculture related fields including but not limited to education, vet medicine and leadership development.
EDUCATION: To encourage, promote and fund the design, development and distribution of educational and instructional materials, programs and seminars to provide improved instruction about agriculture, horticulture and their related fields including but not limited to programs for students and young adults such as FFA, ALOT and Ag in the Classroom. 
LEADERSHIP: To provide, fund or conduct seminars and schools for educational and scientific leadership purposed in the field of agriculture and its related disciplines.
RESEARCH: To encourage, promote and fund education and research designed to improve agriculture.

How can you help? 
Anyone can contribute to the Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation. By becoming a partner with the Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation, your tax deductible contribution will directly fund agriculture education projects. 

The Foundation will accept charitable contributions of money, property and securities. Special memorials and endowments will also be accepted allowing for the establishment of ongoing programs in the memory of a family member or other loved one while at the same time providing for needed and worthwhile programs.
The Foundation is administered by the Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation Board of Directors. The Foundation directors are appointed by the Bureau County Farm Bureau.


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General Scholarships are open to any Bureau County Farm Bureau member or dependent majoring in an agricultural related field at a Jr. College, Trade School, College or University. Check back in December for 2018 Applications.

Graduate Scholarships are open to any Bureau County Farm Bureau member or dependent enrolled in a graduate program relating to an agricultural field of work.  Check back in December for 2018 applications.