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Funding Partners

These public and private institutions are essential partners in the Learning Center’s work. We are grateful for their financial and in-kind support.

To learn more about partnership opportunities for your business, foundation, or organization, please contact our Director of Development and Communications, at 815-389-8455 or email.

  • AgriBank
  • Alpine Bank
  • Angelic Organics
  • The Brico Fund
  • Blooming Prairie Foundation
  • The Chicago Community Trust
  • Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
  • Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
  • Farm Aid
  • Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago
  • General Mills Foundation
  • Paul and Suzanne Hanifl Foundation
  • Heifer International
  • Illinois Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Program
  • Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
  • In Youth We Trust Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
  • the Kailo Fund
  • The Mayer & Morris Kaplan Family Foundation
  • LeFort-Martin Fund at the Chicago Community Trust
  • Liberty Prairie Foundation
  • The Lumpkin Family Foundation
  • North Central Risk Management Education Center
  • Patagonia Chicago
  • The Philanthropic Collaborative
  • Presbyterian Church USA
  • Presbytery of Chicago
  • Prince Charitable Trusts
  • Rockford Bank & Trust
  • Dr. Louis and Violet Rubin Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
  • Sunday Dinner, Inc.
  • TAC, LLC Charitable Contribution Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
  • United Way of Rock River Valley
  • USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program
  • USDA Risk Management Agency
  • Willy St. Co-op
  • Whole Foods Markets (Deerfield, Kildeer)
  • Woodward Charitable Trusts