Win $10,000 for your community!

Be the ❤️ of Your Hometown.

This season we’re donating six $10,000 awards to deserving organizations across the communities, townships and counties that our sugarbeet growers call home.

Homegrown Giving is our way of giving back. We’re proud to support charitable organizations and the livelihoods of our grower customers.

Home is where our heart is.

The nomination period for the 2023 Homegrown Giving program has ended. Check back soon on the regional pages linked below for winner announcements.

How it works.

You have the power to make a $10,000 difference in your hometown today.

You nominate an eligible organization.
A local collaborative panel reviews nominations and selects a recipient.
We pledge $10,000 to one recipient per region.

In just a few simple steps, you can nominate an organization in need for a chance to receive their local award.


The recipient of the $10,000 award in each region will be determined by a collaborative panel of local growers, industry representatives and ACH Seeds sales team members.

Nominations will be judged within their respective regions based on:

  • Organizational need
  • Fit with ACH Seeds’ services and values
  • Organization’s potential benefit to the ag industry

Click here to view the official program rules and requirements.

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Sugarbeet field


Choose your region

Select the region you call home. Not sure which region is yours? See the region descriptions below.

  • TASCO: Western region serving the Amalgamated Sugar Company.
  • MDFC: Minn-Dak region serving the Minnesota-Dakota Farmers Cooperative.
  • MSC: Great Lakes region serving the Michigan Sugar Company.
  • SMBSC: Southern Minnesota region serving the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative.
  • WSN/WYS: Western Sugar North and Wyoming Sugar regions.
  • WSS: Western Sugar South serving the Western Sugar Company.

Our 2022 Winner
Congratulations, Ubly FFA!

To kick off our Homegrown Giving program in 2022, we focused our giving in the Great Lakes region of Michigan. The recipient of our first year’s donation was the Ubly FFA Chapter of Ubly, Michigan.

Ubly FFA members receiving a big check.

Ubly FFA is in Michigan’s sugarbeet-producing region and serves 155 students from Huron, Sanilac and Tuscola counties. Nearly half of its members come from families whose livelihood is attributed to the sugarbeet industry.

“We were honored to be both nominated and selected for this generous award. This monetary donation will have a positive impact on our students, program and community by allowing us to expand our current programs and offer new leadership opportunities.”

— Melissa Kramer, Ubly FFA advisor

“We plan to use this donation to cover the costs of building our school barn. In the barn, our students will raise broiler chickens, sheep and goats. Once the chickens are market-ready, they will be harvested, and the students will give the whole chicken along with some vegetables they grew in the school greenhouse to provide meals to families in need. Students will learn many valuable lessons and skills with this project.”

— Melissa Kramer, Ubly FFA advisor

“I cannot think of a more deserving organization than Ubly FFA. Mrs. Kramer is not only making a positive difference in the lives of her students, but she is also empowering her students to do the same for others. Ubly FFA is developing our citizens and leaders of tomorrow.”

— Craig Gentner, nominator and local sugarbeet producer