The Knowledge Resource for the World of Grain Handling and Processing Industry Operations

Foundation Donors

With the help of our Foundation donors we hope to continue strengthening the skills of today’s work force and grow the skills and knowledge of our future grain industry professionals.

“By contributing to the Professional Development Programs Endowment, I’m sustaining the principle mission of an organization I have received so much from. We need to preserve our industry and help it grow.”

– Tom Runyon, former Foundation Governing Board Director, President and owner of Seedburo Equipment Company

The following generous donors have supported the GEAPS Foundation:

Corporate Donors

Legacy ($500,000 or more)


Diamond ($200,000 – $500,000)

Be the first diamond-level supporter!

Platinum ($100,000 – $199,000)

Gold ($50,000 – $99,000)

Silver ($25,000 – $49,000)

Bronze ($15,000 – $24,900)





2018-2019 Individual Donors

Graduate ($1,000-$2,499)

Philip Bergland

Dean’s List ($500-$999)

Tom Price

Tina Sayler

Honor Society ($100-$499)

Derick Stier

Max Mobley

Philip Kelly

Warren Knapp

Shawn J. Finlay

Bob Marlow

Scholars Club ($50-$99)

Gregory Franzen

Scott DeBoef

Thomas Lippencott

Amy Wurst

Carl Shivvers

Gene Schwers

Lisa Conner

The GEAPS Foundation is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, and a qualified tax-exempt charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code.