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Specialty Crop Taste Test Grants

Grants to Certified California Educators to
Purchase Fruits & Vegetables for their Students

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

Deadline Date:

10/22/14 Postmarked

Description:

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Grants of $200 each to certified California educators of grades three through eight seeking funds to purchase fruits and vegetables for their students to taste and enjoy. These grants are intended provide an opportunity for California students to: taste fruits and vegetables — fresh, frozen, canned, or dried; learn about California specialty crops through engaging lessons; take home easy-to-prepare recipes featuring California specialty crops; and learn about healthy choices and nutrition.

If awarded, educators will receive a Specialty Crop Resource Packet that will include lessons, activities, and recipes that will assist in their teaching about California specialty crops.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146780

Number of Grants:

CFAITC will provide 250 third through eighth grade teachers with grants.

Estimated Size of Grant:

$200

Term of Contract:

If awarded, educators will receive funds in December 2014. Proposed projects must include at a minimum 6 taste tests between January 2015 and March 2015. The proposed grant project must be completed within the 2015 school year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Specialty Crop Taste Test Grants are available to certified California third through eighth grade educators.

Pre-Application Information:

- Grant applications must be postmarked or submitted online by October 22, 2014.
- The application form can be completed electronically at: http://www.learnaboutag.org/tastetest/application.php.
- Grant recipients will be announced on November 10, 2014.

Click here to view the Specialty Crop Resource Packet: http://www.learnaboutag.org/tastetest/pdf/specialtycropresourcepacket.pdf.

Contact Information:

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

Mailing Address:
California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom
2300 River Plaza Drive
Sacramento, CA 95833-3293

Telephone: 916/561-5625 or 800/700-2482
Fax: 916/561-5697
E-mail: info@learnaboutag.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California