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Our Mission

To sponsor events that bring together professional leaders of agricultural businesses, production systems, and institutions of higher education – with students – for the purpose of building personal relationships, exchanging ideas, and improving communications, while raising funds for scholarships.

Support Students in Food Animal Ag Today!

All donations received  in 2024 will be allocated for 2025 scholarship awards. If you would like to allocate your donation to a specific state instead of the general fund please visit that state page and submit your donation via the form on that page.  All donations processed below will be contributed to the general Targeting Excellence scholarship fund that is shared by all states in our organization.  

Targeting Excellence is recognized by the IRS as a tax exempt 501(c)(3)(FEIN 46-1072291).  All donations submitted through this form are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.  All donors are encouraged to consult their personal tax advisor prior to making a donation.

2024 Targeting Excellence States

Click on a state below to go directly to a page with everything you need to know about participating or donating to Targeting Excellence in that state.


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North Carolina

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2024 Targeting Excellence Events

Targeting excellence Scholarship totals

Since 2013 Targeting Excellence has awarded a total of $1,506,500 to students through 671 individual scholarship awards.  These awards have impacted a total of 403 students.  This would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors and donors every year.

State#$ Awarded
Grand Total671$1,506,500
N Carolina146$315,250

Meet The 2023 Scholarship Recipients

The 2023 scholarship awards included a total of $172,000 to students pursuing degrees in food animal production.  

2023 Targeting Excellence Sponsors

Targeting Excellence is only able to “Focus on Feeding the Future” through the support of our 2022 sponsors.  These contributors understand the critical need for qualified, educated college graduates.  These students are the future leaders of the animal agriculture industry.

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