From now until April 6 farmers can nominate a local school district for grant money from the Monsanto Company.
LUBBOCK, TX – From now until April 6 farmers can nominate a local school district for grant money from the Monsanto Company. Schools can qualify for a merit-based grant of either $10,000 or $25,000. Monsanto set aside $2.3 million in its Monsanto Fund to “strengthen math and science education in rural communities.” The Monsanto Company granted money to five area school districts in 2013.
“We believe that growing the next generation begins with a strong foundation in math and science,” said Michelle Insco, Monsanto Fund program officer. “This opportunity for success begins in the classroom.” Farmers can nominate their local school districts online at americasfarmers.com.
- New Deal ISD $25,000
- Dawson ISD, $25,000
- Shallowater ISD, $10,000
- Snyder ISD, $10,000
- Kress ISD, $10,000
Copyright 2014 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.