Exmark Grant Programs and Donations

Greenspace Enhancement Grant Program

With our new Greenspace Enhancement Grant Program, we pair Toro and Exmark’s commitment to building strong communities with the desire to preserve and promote outdoor environments worldwide.

For 2018, we will be providing grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to 501c3 nonprofit organizations – including state/city park and recreation divisions, conservation divisions, public educational entities and other organizations - located within 30 miles of the cities listed below, where employees of The Toro Company live and work.

Grant consideration will be given to nonprofit organizations that meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • The creation, rehabilitation and/or enhancement of community gardens for education and to serve the needs of the community.
  • To beautify, create and enrich outdoor environments of our neighborhoods and/or school grounds.
  • To revitalize and maintain parks and other public greenspaces by planting trees, grass, shrubs or plants, and upgrading or adding efficient irrigation systems.
  • Alignment with The Toro Company's Purpose statement, To help our customers enrich the beauty, productivity and sustainability of the land.
  • Impact on beautification and/or increased utilization of a public green space.
  • Success in building broader community involvement in its initiative.
  • Tangible/visible results creating healthy and sustainable outdoor environments.

Applications for the 2018 program are due by September 1, 2018. 

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Big Rock Project

The “Big Rock” project was founded in 2007 to preserve and beautify outdoor landscapes that are in need of additional resources. Since then, Exmark has contributed both financially and with volunteers to 10 projects within a 30-mile radius of Beatrice, Nebraska.

To be considered for the 2018 “Big Rock” project, applicants must be a 501(c)(3), a unit of government, or a school. The project must be located within a 30-mile radius of the Exmark facility in Beatrice, Nebraska. The focus of the project should be on the beautification of grounds, specifically park areas. The project must be completed by October 31st, 2018. Available funding from Exmark is up to $25,000.

Application deadline has passed. If you have any questions, please contact Patty Kaufman at 402-223-6398. 


Mower Donations

Each year Exmark and Toro helps non-profits maintain their facilities and achieve impact in their communities with the donation of equipment and irrigation. The non-profit organization submitting the request must be located within a 30-mile radius of the Exmark facility in Beatrice, Nebraska. Other eligibility criteria include:

  • Equipment and irrigation is used on site at non-profits for beautification of their outdoor landscapes.
  • Product is used to accomplish the mission of the organization such as job skills training.
  • Product is used in non-profits work of encouraging and supporting homeownership.

Application deadline has passed. If you have any questions, please contact Patty Kaufman at 402-223-6398.