AgStar Fund for Rural America

The AgStar Fund for Rural America offers grants to organizations in Minnesota and northeastern Wisconsin that a  ddress issues facing rural America. Grants may be used for project or program assistance, technical assistance, general operating support, or equipment.

Target areas include:  Education: Educating young, beginning, or future farmers

  • Environment: Maintaining or improving the quality of the rural environment
  • Technology: Supporting the advancement and utilization of technology for the benefit of farmers and rural communities
  • Quality of Life: Programs or initiatives that enhance the quality of life for farmers and rural communities

Past awards include funding for:

  • A telehealth program to connect patients in six rural hospitals with cardiac experts
  • Fire departments impacted by flooding
  • EMS agencies and volunteer ambulance services
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