Your state, county or committee can show your support by participating in our award challenges!
The Apex Award
The Apex award is achieved when a state has donated 10% more to the Foundation than in the previous year. In 2015 37 state Farm Bureaus received Apex Awards: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
The Scholar Award
The Scholar Award is given to 6 states – one from each member group – and is awarded to the state Farm Bureau with the highest total donations in that member group.
State Farm Bureaus receiving the 2015 Scholar Award are: Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania
The Award of Excellence
The Award of Excellence is presented to a state Farm Bureau when all of the county Farm Bureaus and the state Farm Bureau donates to the Foundation. Delaware Farm Bureau received the Award of Excellence in 2015.
It is our hope that State and County Farm Bureaus accept the challenges to support the Foundation!
State Leader Awards – State Leader Awards are presented to the state Farm Bureaus when each board member of the respective Farm Bureau donates at least $50 to the Foundation.
County Leader Awards – County Leader Awards are presented to county Farm Bureaus when each member of that county board of directors donates at least $25 to the Foundation.
A leather/wood plaque is sent to each qualifying board of directors.
Challenge awards are presented to Farm Bureau committees (national, state or county) or other groups, such as insurance agents, when 100% of that group donates at least $25 to the Foundation. A certificate on a plaque is sent to each qualifying group.