Support IAITC with the Illinois Farm Bureau Visa Card.

The Illinois Farm Bureau VISA card gives you a great interest rate and provides a way for you to support the IAA Foundation at the same time. A portion of the proceeds generated by the IFB VISA will be donated to the IAA Foundation to aid Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom. By using the IFB VISA card for business or pleasure, you will be investing in the future of Illinois agriculture and supporting the mission of the IAA Foundation.

Through generous support received by the IAA Foundation the following are made possible:

  • County Ag Literacy Grants - County grants are a part of the IAITC program. Funds from a variety of partnering organizations will help support 65 County Ag Literacy Coalitions. County Ag Literacy programs in turn raise matching funds at the local level to implement programs.
  • Ag Mags - Ag Mags are 4-color tabloid type resources, featuring specific Illinois Agricultural commodities and issues. They are linked with the Illinois Learning Standards, Illinois Assessment Framework and feature facts, career interviews and scientific experiments. Due to the increased demand, we print 140,000 copies of these each printing.
  • Teacher Resource Guides - Re-prints of the popular resource guides will make these materials available for distribution through the County Agriculture in the Classroom system.Summer Ag Institutes - These week-long classroom teacher training institutes are hosted by universities, community colleges and county Farm Bureau’s. A $950 maximum grant is allowed per institute.
  • Teacher Grants - Up to seventy-two $250 grants will be awarded to teachers utilizing unique agriculture information in their classroom. Grants are showcased on and in local media.
  • Ag Related Lessons and Units, including SMART Board technology

In addition to the benefits of this VISA to the Foundation your card will also feature:

  • Personalized service-Your Illinois Farm Bureau VISA is supported and serviced by the IAA Credit Union, part of the Farm Bureau family of companies. If you have a question or problem, you will receive personal attention by a credit union employee dedicated to giving you the best possible service.
  • Worldwide acceptance-Whether its business or pleasure, what better way to travel than with the Illinois Farm Bureau VISA. Your IFB VISA is accepted at millions of locations throughout the world.
  • No annual fees and low interest rates.

To apply for the card and learn more about IAA Credit Union services, call (800) 676-2541 or click here.