Grants

The Agent Charitable Fund believes in unleashing the power of Farm Bureau agents, clients and partners to end hunger in Michigan through education, financial support and community engagement.

Through the Agent Charitable Fund Grant Program, our patrons are proud to support the needs of their communities by providing grants to local food and education organizations.

 Before applying, please note:

  • Five $2,500 grants will be awarded quarterly, one to each of the five Michigan Farm Bureau Insurance regions, with the following deadlines:

    • January 31

    • April 30

    • July 31

    • October 31

  • Only contributing members of the Agent Charitable Fund may submit grant applications.

  • Applications may be submitted at any time during the funding cycle. Please note that applications will only remain pending in our system for 90 days.

  • Benefiting organizations must meet one of the following criteria:

    • An organization holding a current tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) or (19) of the Internal Revenue Code, listed in the IRS Master File that conduct activities in the United States.

    • A church or other faith-based organization with a proposed project that benefits the community at large such as food pantries, soup kitchens, closets, etc.

    • An organization that advances the Agent Charitable Fund’s mission and vision.

  • All organizations must verify that they meet the eligibility requirements.

  • Applications must be completed in full and submitted online to be considered.

  • Submitting an online application does not guarantee funding.

  • The Agent Charitable Fund reserves the right to adjust the amount awarded to each organization without prior notice.

  • Please do the following before beginning your application: