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In-Kind Book Donations to Illinois PreK-12 Teachers
to Incorporate Agricultural Lessons in the Curriculum

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom

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Grants in the form of in-kind book donations valued at up to $250 to Illinois PreK-12 teachers to incorporate agricultural topics in the curriculum. Projects should focus on integrating agriculture into a variety of curriculum areas. Applications should outline the project, goals, and desired outcomes of incorporating the books chosen. For accepted grants, books will be shipped directly to the teacher at their school.

See Supporting Documents below for Book Grant Categories and Titles Available and Book Grant Price.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174703

Estimated Size of Grant:

The total book value requested cannot exceed $250.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

High school agriculture teachers may apply with an elementary teacher if their classes or FFA Chapters are working with a specific classroom.

Pre-Application Information:

Key Dates and Deadlines:

-Application deadline is October 1, 2018.
-Teachers selected for project funding will be notified via email on November 9, 2018.
-If selected, a Funding Agreement must be completed and signed by the teacher and building principal. The deadline to submit the form is December 10, 2018. Funding Agreements not submitted by the 12/10/18 deadline will forfeit the grant and no books will be shipped.
-A Final Report and project evaluation is due by May 30, 2019.
-Please note, books marked with ** are available after February 1, 2019

Contact Information:

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

Click here to apply online:

Staff Contact:
Carol Harms-Garman
Administrative Assistant

General Contact Information:
Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom
1701 Towanda Ave.
Bloomington, IL 61701

Phone: 309-557-3334
Fax: 309-557-2098

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois