The following are the 2012 recipients of the AgStar Fund for Rural America Grant Program. To learn more about the program, click here.
Name Of Organization
|Albert Lea Freeborn County Chamber
|3rd grade farm tours.
|Area Career Education
||Agricultural opportunities program for area sophomores.
|Benjamin's House Emergency Shelter
||Daily operations and program costs.
|Blue Earth Area Mentors
|Central MN Foster Grandparent Program
|Elder Services Network
||Groceries-To-Go and Loan Closet programs.
|Forest Industry Safety & Training Alliance, Inc
|Girl Scouts of MN and WI River Valleys
|Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association
||Log A Load for Kids.
||General operating support.
|Memorial Blood Centers
||High school education workshops and scholarship program.
|Minnesota Cooperative Education Foundation
||Cooperative education project.
|Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation
||Tractor and Combine ag cab labs.
|Minnesota Food Association
||Big River Farms program.
|Minnesota Historical Society
||A Second Look outreach program.
|Minnesota State Mankato Dental Hygiene Clinic
||Scholarships for rural members of the Dental Hygiene Clinic.
|Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin
||Agricultural Community Engagement (ACE) twilight meetings.
|Red Rock Central School
||CPR training for Red Rock Central students.
|South Central College, N. Mankato Foundation
||10 Juno SB (GPS) handheld devices.
|The Salvation Army Polk County
||Happy Kid's backpack program.
|Twin Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America
|VINE Faith in Action
||Chores on Wheels program.
|Watonwan County Farm Bureau
|West Wind Community Co-op
||Online ordering system and Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) acceptance technology.
|Wilmont Booster Club
||Transportation for rural students to swimming lessons.