Now, more than ever, it is important for the general public and those in policymaking roles to know the facts
underlying the many agricultural issues influencing daily life. CAST is uniquely qualified to provide this information.

Norman E. Borlaug (2009)

Help Make A Difference
For over four decades, CAST has provided timely, objective, science-based information—without motive or agenda—to inform agricultural decision makers at all levels. Your gifts help put the CAST mission into action, and every gift, no matter the size, is appreciated.

Because CAST is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, your donation may qualify as a charitable contribution under IRS guidelines. You will receive a verification of contribution. 

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If you work for a company that matches gifts to nonprofits, you can double the value of your contribution by following your employer's matching gift procedures. Please contact your human resources office for eligibility information and to obtain a matching gift form.

Thank you for your support of CAST!

Building Fund

CAST was proud to pay off the mortgage at our Ames office in 2007.  The Building Fund is used for necessary maintenance.


Charles A. Black Student Support Fund

CAST supports the next generation of ag educators and leaders by hiring Iowa State University student administrative interns. The Charles A. Black Student Support Fund helps provide these students’ salaries and educational/career training.


General Support (Unrestricted)

General Support contributions are used for high-priority activities and opportunities that arise throughout the year.


Publications and Social Media Support

It is vital to CAST's mission to provide its publications to the appropriate audience. Your contribution to the Publications and Social Media Support Fund helps assure broad distribution and assure that CAST publications are received by Congress, Congressional staff, regulatory agencies, the media, and other stakeholders.