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Building Our American Communities (BOAC) Grant Program

Grants to Missouri Youth Development
Organizations to Enhance Rural Communities

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Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA)

Deadline Date:

12/01/17 Electronic Receipt or Postmarked by Date


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Grants of $500 to Missouri youth development organizations for projects that help develop and advance rural communities within the state. Eligible projects must support community development and benefit agricultural communities. Projects may include improvements of existing facilities, buildings, or grounds that are used by various organizations and groups in the applicant’s community.

The BOAC Program:
-Provides excellent hands-on teaching, building upon the ethic of learning by doing.
-Brings communities together to accomplish a common goal.
-Prepares youth to work with community leaders.
-Helps develop community leaders and citizens.
-Plays a significant role in the future development of agricultural communities.
-Improves the social and physical environment of rural cities, towns, and farm communities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177448

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants:

12 4-H BOAC grants and 12 FFA BOAC grants are awarded annually, two per each of the six districts.

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Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed by August 1, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made to Missouri 4-H clubs and FFA chapters.

Pre-Application Information:

The department will accept applications postmarked or received electronically by December 1, 2017.

Recipients awarded funding will be notified in early January.

Contact Information:

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

Missouri Department of Agriculture
Ag Business Development Division – BOAC
P.O. Box 630
Jefferson City, MO 65102


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Geographic Focus:

USA: Missouri