community involvement

Building Vibrant Communities

At CHS Elburn, we are committed to being active members of our communities and helping to support the future of rural Illinois and Wisconsin agriculture. We are proud to give back to our towns with our time, talent and resources.


Scholarship Opportunities

Our commitment also extends to the next generation of ag leaders through scholarships.

CHS Elburn is currently offering graduating high school seniors and students currently enrolled as an undergraduate in an accredited college or university the chance to apply for our scholarship. The CHS Elburn Scholarship Fund was created through an endowment with the DeKalb County Community Foundation as a lasting memory to the legacy created by Elburn Cooperative and to support the communities that help strengthen the cooperative. In order to qualify for these scholarships, the applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a family member of a current CHS Elburn customer who conducts a minimum of $10,000 of business per year or be a family member of a current CHS Elburn employee.
  • Be a graduating high school senior or student currently enrolled as an undergraduate in an accredited college or university anywhere in the United States.
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in any field of study. Preference may be give to those in Agriculture-related fields.

The CHS Elburn Scholarship Application can be found on the DeKalb County Community Foundation website. The completed scholarship application must be returned to the DeKalb County Community Foundation at 475 DeKalb Ave., Sycamore, IL 60178 by 5:00 p.m. on April 1, 2017.

In addition to our scholarship, CHS Inc. Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships. To learn more about the CHS Foundation scholarship click the picture below:

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CHS Day of Service

CHS Days of Service hours allow employees to pursue individual volunteer passions or make an even greater impact as a group.  CHS Elburn employees took action during Hunger Action Month and spent a combined total of 65 hours packing 10,847 pounds of food providing 9,040 meals for hungry neighbors in northern Illinois.

                                     CHS Elburn Group Photo     volunteer


 

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