Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) - Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC)
Grants of up to $500 to Minnesota K-12 educators and eligible youth organizations partnering with a K-12 teacher to integrate agriculture and food systems education into their classroom or school curricula. Agriculture is definite as the industry that grows, harvests, and develops food, fiber, trees, turf, and landscaping materials.
Ag Literacy Grant Program Overarching Goal
To provide cash awards to K-12 educators to encourage them to bring agriculture and food systems education "to life" by effectively integrating related content into their classroom or school. Grants are available for new ideas as well as enhancements to current events/activities. MAITC aims to fund projects that provide students the opportunity to experience agriculture in a cross-curricular manner.
Ag Literacy Grant for Teachers
First time applicants will have priority for funding. Grants supporting field trips to working farms or agriculture businesses are encouraged. Non-formal education applications will also be considered based on strength of application and the availability of funds.
GrantWatch ID#: 163111
The maximum grant this year is $500.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To apply, please see the RFP below.
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