CHS Community Giving

CHS community giving

At CHS, we believe in the power of the cooperative spirit. Through CHS community giving, we strengthen hometown communities by supporting cooperatives with matching grants for local safety and ag education project, supporting projects in the Twin Cities and encouraging employees to volunteer.

We exceeded our fiscal year 2021-23 goals. Check out the CHS Stewardship Report to view our accomplishments and what we will achieve in the future.


rural communities received matching grants

2023 goal: 250


youth learned lifesaving safety and health lessons

2023 goal: 30,000


increase in volunteer hours reported

2023 goal: 20% increase

Cooperative matching grants

We work with local cooperatives to double our impact in local communities.

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Twin Cities funding

We support Twin Cities nonprofits providing basic needs services in the backyard of our company headquarters.

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We consider event sponsorships that benefit the agriculture or cooperative industry.

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CHS employees volunteer more than 23,000 hours per year.

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CHS employees give back

Blackfoot Challenge creates harmony with Montana grizzly bears

Eric Graham and Blackfoot Challenge are using a CHS Seeds for Stewardship matching grant to help protect livestock and people from Montana’s growing grizzly bear population. Read more

Employee spotlight: Doing good together

CHS employees like Aaron Sillanpa live out the cooperative spirit value by volunteering. Read more

Learn more about initiatives we support and how to apply for funding.

Check out our program guidelines

Sustainability in action

Supporting community well-being is a key fundamental of the CHS sustainability efforts.

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