The 2017 Farm Technology Days’ (FTD) grant committee, based in Kewaunee County, will award $89,792 through 29 grants to individual charities, nonprofits and projects in the Kewaunee County area.
“We are very excited to give back to the greater community with funds raised at the 2017 Kewaunee County Farm Technology Days,” said Executive Chair Amber Hewett. “The grant committee is honored to award these funds to the community and organizations that showed so much support for the show.”
Groups accepting donations include 4-H Teen Association Prom Dress Sale, Agriculture Advocacy and Gardening Practices, Agricultural Literacy, Algoma Community Kitchen, Algoma Schools – Growing Microgreens, Algoma Pocket Park Project, Denmark High School – Hydroponics, Denmark Middle School Ag Education, Emergency Air-Lifting Equipment, Freedom Inclusive Swing Set at Peterson Park, Historical Machine Storage Building, Holy Rosary Child Care Garden Project, KCHCE – WI Bookworms, Kewaunee 4-H Beef Project Fairground Upgrades, Kewaunee 4-H Dairy Committee Fairground Upgrades, Kewaunee 4-H Goat Project Pens, Kewaunee 4-H Hog Project Fairground Upgrades, Kewaunee 4-H Sheep Project Pens, Kewaunee Dairy Promotions – WI Farm Discovery, Kewaunee Fire Department Special-Use Trailer, Kewaunee Police Department K9, Literacy Partners, Luxemburg-Casco FFA Animal Science Labs, Luxemburg-Casco FFA Alumni Animal Science Labs, Mishicot FFA Greenhouse Benches, Screening Cold-Hardy Grapes, Students Helping Students, WI Made WI Proud and Wolf Den Weekend Backpack Program.
The 2017 Kewaunee County FTD executive committee has donated more than $192,000 to Kewaunee County communities since the close of the show. In total, the 2017 Kewaunee County FTD will give more than $250,000 to the community.