Apply for Support

Grants are available to Stock Contractors that need financial assistance due to economic hardships caused by COVID-19 event cancelations.  

As a new initiative, we have received early financial support and have begun fundraising efforts. Grant amounts will be based on need and current available funding. As additional funding becomes available, there may be additional rounds of grants provided.


*If you would like to download a printable application, scroll down and select the option below.  

Review the grant requirements below.

Complete the online application and submit as instructed.

Rodeo Stock Contractor Grant Application 


You must meet the following requirements before submitting an application:

  • Applicants must be regularly engaged in the independent trade and business of professional rodeo livestock breeding, competition, and related services.

  • Applicants must have an immediate need for financial assistance to care for rodeo livestock

  • Consent, release, and grant to RODEO STRONGER through St. Paul Rodeo Foundation the right and license to display, photos, videos, and stories to promote this initiative. 

  • Abide by all terms and conditions of the grant, if one is awarded.

Permitted Uses Of Grant Funds

Grant funds, if awarded, may be used for the following reasons only:  To provide direct assistance to professional rodeo livestock animals in the form of normal care and feeding; veterinary care and medicines; and any other reason(s) specified in the Notice of Award documents.  Funds are not intended for payroll or non-animal related operations and expenses.

Online Application



An initiative of St. Paul Rodeo Foundation to help provide financial resources for the care of rodeo livestock. 


Phone: Cindy Schonholtz | 719-440-7255

             Julie Jutten | 719-337-1471