Our Donors



  • Beck’s Superior Hybrids
  • The Growmark Foundation
  • Verdant Partners LLC


  • AgReliant Genetics, LLC
  • M. Hemminger
  • Field Seed Institute of North America
  • Hartung Brothers, Inc.
  • Indiana Crop Improvement Association
  • Iowa Seed Association
  • Iowa Crop Improvement Association
  • Dr. Owen Newlin
  • Remington Seeds, LLC
  • RiceTec, Inc.
  • Stokes Seeds
  • The Beck’s Foundation
  • Winfield Solutions, LLC

Full list of funders

To make a donation, please contact Ann Jorss, Executive Director of First The Seed Foundation at 703-837-8140 or send an email to ajorss@amseed.org

  • Company/individual name listed in printed Foundation materials
  • Company/individual name listed on recognition banner at Foundation displays
  • Company/individual receives Foundation newsletter

All Supporter benefits plus:

  • Foundation logo available for donor company website with year of gift indicated
  • Foundation donor pins (up to 10)

Payable over not more than three years
All Champion benefits plus:

  • Foundation press release announcing the gift and highlighting the company/individual's philanthropic activities
  • Foundation logo available for company press release and marketing materials (for year[s] of gift only)

Payable over not more than three years
All Patron benefits plus:

  • Company/individual profile in an issue of the Foundation newsletter
  • Logo recognition in Foundation printed pieces
  • Link from Foundation home page to company's home page

Payable over not more than three years
All Benefactor benefits plus:

  • Largest logo recognition in Foundation printed pieces
  • Banner on Foundation home page
  • Verbal recognition and brief check presentation appearance at ASTA Annual Convention general session (for year[s] of gift only)

All Partner benefits plus:

  • Title sponsor privileges for specific Foundation project
  • Company/individual may provide customized guidance on project specifications in consultation with Foundation
  • The Foundation will work with donor to create additional recognition opportunities as desired