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2018-2019 Florida Farm Bureau Agriculture in the Classroom ((FFB-AITC) Mini-Grant

Grants to Florida PreK-12 Teachers for
Innovative Agricultural Learning Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Florida Farm Bureau Agriculture in the Classroom (FFB-AITC)

Deadline Date:

10/01/18

Description:

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Grants of up to $250 to Florida PreK-12 teachers for classroom projects that promote the understanding of agriculture for students and teachers. Funding is intended to cover budget expenses for creative and innovative programs and activities.

The purpose of the grant is to help educators more effectively integrate agriculture into their curriculum. Agriculture has no subject area boundaries, and entries are encouraged in: Social Studies, Math, Language Arts, Science, Environmental Education and other subject areas or combination of areas that effectively integrate key agricultural principles.

Innovation and an inter-disciplinary approach are important judging criteria. Extensive student involvement and subsequent effect on the students is very important to FFB-AITC. Field trips and assemblies must be linked to classroom learning objectives and applications should outline specific pre and post activities. Florida Farm Bureau-Agriculture in the Classroom reserves the right to deny applications based on quality, quantity, and intent.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 141520

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$20,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants of up to $250 will be awarded.

Term of Contract:

The project must be completed by the end of the 2018-2019 school year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Certified Florida teachers engaged in classroom instruction at the Pre-K – 12th grade levels are eligible for the FFB-AITC Mini-Grant Program for the 2018-2019 school year.

Individual home-school and Extension educators are not eligible to apply.

Because of food safety concerns, compost and/or animal waste is not to be used on edible plants in school gardens.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be received by Monday, October 1, 2018. Grant winners will be notified by November 16, 2018 via e-mail.

Contact Information:

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

Online application: https://floridafarmbureau.formstack.com/forms/grant

For further assistance, please contact:

Debra Jones
Phone: (352) 384-2630
Email: Debra.Jones@ffbf.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida