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2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Women’s Mini-Grant Program

Grants to Kentucky County Farm Bureaus to
Increase Agricultural Literacy for Children and Adults

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB)

Deadline Date:

10/19/18 Postmarked


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Grants of up to $500 to Kentucky county Farm Bureaus for agricultural education programs. Consideration will be given to programs serving students in grades PreK-12, as well as adults, that will increase agricultural literacy for children and adults. Priority is given to applicants with a demonstrated financial need.

Selection Criteria

1. The project creatively engages the target audience in a way to encourage them to want to learn more about the food and fiber system.

2. The project reflects a strong connection between agriculture and education.

3. The project proposal reflects an organized plan for procedures and timelines for accomplishing the project goals.

4. The project budget clearly defines the budget items and is cost-effective in terms of the project parameters.

5. The project proposal explains how this project would expand the current agriculture education effort, i.e. new grade levels or audiences, and/or new subjects.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174916

Number of Grants:

Six mini-grants will be awarded to county Farm Bureaus in 2018.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum amount per grant is $500.

Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed by December 31, 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Mini-grants are offered to county Farm Bureaus on a competitive basis with priority given to those programs demonstrating a need for financial support.

Prior recipients of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Women’s Mini-Grant Program must wait three years before re-applying for grant funds.

Funding is not available for field trips, landscaping projects or one-time consumable products.

Grant payments can be made only to a county Farm Bureau. Payments cannot be made to individuals.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be postmarked by October 19, 2018.

Recipients of the grants will be notified by November 16, 2018.

Contact Information:

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

Submit signed applications to:

Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation
Attn: Scott Christmas
9201 Bunsen Parkway
PO Box 20700
Louisville, KY 40250-0700

Fax: 502-671-8539

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Kentucky