What is the SCFB Foundation?
The Sangamon County Farm Bureau Foundation is a charitable organization recognized by the IRS as a public charity. The focus of the foundation is to advance educational opportunities and understanding of the agricultural industry, support research opportunities for the betterment of agriculture, and offer general promotion of the industry. A key goal of the foundation is to fund awards and scholarships for the benefit of agricultural education programs.
The organization has a Board of 9 Directors. It is their duty to raise funds, raise awareness, and raise support for activities designed to fulfill the mission of the foundation.
The Foundation is involved in a variety of programs and services that may include:
- College scholarships for students majoring in an agriculture related degree
- Funding for both market research and scientific research that benefits Sangamon County farms and agriculture
- Sponsoring fundraising events
- Agricultural education programs for elementary & secondary students
- and much more.