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Rural Community and Agriculture Foundation

FCS Financial is pleased to offer grants through our FCS Financial Rural Community and Agriculture Foundation to IRS-qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt entities, higher education, scientific research, religious organizations, and subdivisions of government. The Foundation provides funding for projects that benefit the ag industry and rural communities. Any individual or group can request a minimum of $5,000 for a project in FCS Financial’s 102 county service area.

Requests are managed by an advisory committee of FCS Financial employees and board members who meet quarterly. Approvals will be focused on targeted, long-term investments and will typically be non-recurring

The Community Foundation of Central Missouri (CFCM) manages the foundation’s funds and disbursement. All requests must serve the foundation’s mission, meet the CFCM requirements for funding and be a 501(c)(3), higher education, scientific research, religious organization, or a subdivisions of government.

After you complete the application below, you must send a copy of your IRS 501(c)(3) determination letter* to FCS Financial through the email, fax or mailing address listed below.

If you are a higher education institution, scientific research facility, religious organization, or subdivision of government, a 501(c)(3) determination letter is not required with your application.


Fax: 1-888-689-2050

Mail: FCS Financial: Attn: Marketing Dept.; 1934 E. Miller St., Jefferson City, MO 65101

Complete the form below to apply. If you have questions, email

* Required

If you do not hear back about your application after seven working days, please send an email to

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