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Awards to Florida Public and Private School Teachers to Promote Agricultural Knowledge in the Classroom

Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Award


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Geographic Focus
USA: Florida

Important Dates
Deadline: 01/15/24 Save

Grant Description
Awards of up to $500 to Florida public and private school teachers who integrate agriculture-based lessons into their curriculum. Awards are intended to recognize outstanding teachers for the agriculture lessons and projects they conduct with their students. Four categories of awards are available: elementary school, middle school, high school, and middle school agriscience. From there, the funding source will pick an overall winner. Winners win a trip to the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference, in 2024 the conference will be in Salt Lake City, UT, June 24-27.

Teachers will be asked to demonstrate their methods of integrating and instructing one or more of the following national agricultural literacy themes in their classroom:

  1. Agriculture and the Environment
  2. Plants and Animals for Food, Fiber and Energy
  3. Food, Health, and Lifestyle
  4. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
  5. Culture, Society, Economy, and Geography


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Teachers in the state of Florida are eligible to apply, including public and private school teachers.

Pre-Application Information
Online application will close until January 15, 2024, at end of day.

Estimated Size of Grant
The overall winner will receive a $500 honorarium and the other winners will receive $250.

Contact Information
Apply online on the Full Grant Text RFP link.

Direct questions to Becky Sponholtz at

Florida Agriculture in the Classroom, Inc.
1352 Sabal Palm Drive
Building 941
Gainesville, FL 32611
(352) 846-1391

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