Our Engagement

Growing Farm and Rural Communities through America's Farmers

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Rural communities are the backbone and the heartbeat of America, and helping them thrive is important to us. That’s why we work hard to support farmers through philanthropic initiatives tailored and targeted to help rural communities nationwide.


The America’s Famers Grow Communities program sponsored by Bayer Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer, is a singular effort seeking to give $5,000 grants to a variety of rural nonprofits, education efforts and rural initiatives in a streamlined way. We believe farmers know best which institutions and programs in their communities deserve funding, so we partner with them to direct the grant money.


Since 2010, America’s Farmers has awarded more than $63 million to organizations across rural America. From 3D printers and STEM education for small schools, to funding food banks in underserved areas, the America’s Farmers programs help lift up and support rural communities, one grant at a time. 


Strengthening Rural Communities



Thanks to Bayer Fund, we are able to help our community in ways that we weren’t able to do before. We take care of each other.
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At Bayer, we believe a brighter tomorrow for all rural communities starts with a commitment from us today. Read more about the stories and communities positively impacted by America’s Farmers programs.