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Urban Schools Agricultural Grant Program

Grants to Enchance Children\'s Appreciation of Agriculture

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Texas Department of Agriculture

Deadline Date:

05/13/11

Description:

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Grant for programs involving public school children in large urban areas in agriculture related activities. The purpose of the grant program is to help these children increase their understanding of the relationship between farming and related activities to the food they eat. Agricultural activities include the science, art, or practice of cultivating the soil, producing crops, raising livestock, and in varying degrees the preparation and marketing of the resulting products.

Examples of eligible projects are:
• School gardens (vegetable, salsa, pizza, etc.)
• Classroom projects (herb gardens, hatchery, etc.)
• Field trips (Livestock shows, Farmers’ Markets, farms and ranches)
• Guest speakers
• After school projects

It is suggested that schools consider partnerships with organizations such as a local Master Gardner program, 4-H or FFA clubs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 124734

Estimated Size of Grant:

$2,500

Term of Contract:

9/1/2011 - 8/31/2012

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible schools are those in school districts with 49,000 or more students.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mr. Rick Sumner, Grants Specialist
(512) 463-2805
grants@TexasAgriculture.gov.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas