The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation awards Agriculture Action and Awareness grants annually. 

The deadline for Requests for Proposals was Oct. 1, 2015. For more information, contact the Animals for Life Foundation office at 614-246-8228 or e-mail

AFL Grants

  • 2014 Grant Recipients

    Recipients are Canine Companions for Independence; Carroll, Cuyahoga, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas County Farm Bureaus; and The Riding Centre.

  • 2013 Grant Recipients

    The Animals for Life Foundation has selected 11 projects and programs related to the human-animal bond that will be awarded grant funding during the 2013 fiscal year.

  • Animals for Life Accepting Grant Applications

    Interested parties have until July 1, 2014, to complete and submit their RFP application to the Foundation.

  • Foundation Awards 2011 Grants to Improve Human-Animal Bond

    The Animals for Life Foundation has approved more than $30,000 in grants in fiscal year 2011 projects that help improve the human-animal bond, including a therapy dog program for children with autism and a farm animal handling program for first responders.

  • Community Grantsmanship opportunities from Ohio Farm Bureau

    Grants are awarded to programs that highlight agriculture and its impact on the community in economics, community development and/or agribusiness development; education, public awareness and/or outreach and environmental issues involving agriculture and its impact on the respective community.


  • 2010 Grant Recipient Summaries

    February 24, 2011

    The following grant recipients are working to educate the public about the value animals bring to human life and the care humans give their animals. Animals are an important part of our lives in many ways, for many reasons for many purposes.

  • Grant Helps Vinny the Dog Stay in School

    Canton Repository, September 28, 2011

    After wrestling with math concepts in class, first-grader Franky Knapik eases his mind by lightly rubbing Vinny. "He is a nice puppy," said Franky, 7, who is one of the male boxer's young friends at Northside Elementary School.