Our Stories

The BRANDT Foundation is making a difference across the country.

The BRANDT Foundation has been providing support for charities across the country since 2012. Through select case studies below, learn how support from the BRANDT Foundation has made a meaningful difference in people’s lives.

Hurricane Ian Relief
$100,000 Donated
BRANDT and Affiliated Companies Come Together to Support Florida Families through American Red Cross after Storm’s Devastation
BRANDT Foundation Garden
at the 1865 Yoder House
The BRANDT Foundation Garden is a replica of the historic garden once situated in front of the 1865 Mose Yoder house in Arthur, Illinois.
2022 GB Prize for Ag Entrepreneurism
$10,000 Awarded
Matt Riggs of Riggs Beer Company has been named the recipient of this year’s Glen “GB” Brandt Prize for Ag Entrepreneurism...
2021 GB Prize for Ag Entrepreneurism
$10,000 Awarded
Fifth generation Illinois farmer Will Glazik was named the inaugural recipient of the Glen “GB” Brandt Prize...
Feeding America
Over $21,000 Raised
The Feeding America network is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization.
Center for Land Based Learning
FARMS Leadership
A program designed to introduce youth to careers in agriculture.
Lincoln Land Community College
School of Agriculture
The BRANDT Foundation donates $100,000 to create legacy of support for LLCC Agriculture
Illinois 4-H Foundation
Youth Technology
Illinois 4-H recognizes the need to be a leader in introducing ag technology to youth.
Nutrients for Life Foundation
Educator Resources
Nutrients for Life Foundation’s aim is to educate about the importance of responsible fertilizer use.
Farmer's Feeding Frenzy
$33,205 Raised
Here are the final results from the BRANDT Feeding Frenzy!
Progressive Ag Foundation
Safety Days
Through this program, thousands of kids are given the tools to be safe.

Additional Grant Recipients

Grants are awarded semi-annually. To learn more, view our list of recent grants and recipients.