We’ve been helping farmers just like you for over a century. As part of the Farm Credit System, it’s our duty to make sure we’re doing all we can to help sustain farming as a way of life in the communities we serve. Helping beginning farmers is a vital part of doing just that.
As part of Compeer Financial’s commitment to young, beginning farmers, we are proud to offer the Beginning with Compeer Financial Grant Program. This program is available to farmers who:
To Apply: Download the application here. Application can be mailed or emailed to:
Attn: Melanie Olson
14800 Galaxie Avenue Suite 205
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Funding: If approved, you will be asked to submit copies of receipts showing that grant-eligible expenses have been paid. We also need a completed W-9 form, which verifies your taxpayer identification number.
Grant funds will need to be redeemed within 12 months of approval. Grant funds remaining unused after 12 months will not be disbursed.
Questions? Contact Melanie Olson. Email Melanie.Olson@Compeer.com or call 952-997-1255.