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Credit Vouchers to USA K-12 Educators to Purchase
Agricultural Literacy Materials for Classroom Use

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture (AFBFA)

Deadline Date:

06/30/21

Description:

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Credit vouchers valued at $100 to USA K-12 educators to purchase agricultural literacy materials from the funding source. The purpose of the program is to assist educators in acquiring quality resources for classroom use in order to educate teachers and students alike about the importance of agriculture.

These grants provide funds to educators to enable them to purchase accurate agricultural literacy materials from the AFBFA store for use in their classrooms. By providing this grant, AFBFA hopes to help students gain access to more accurate information about agriculture.

The credit may only be used on AFBFA resource items. A list will be provided of unacceptable purchases. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 196010

Number of Grants:

50 educators will win.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grantees will be issued a $100 credit to the AFBFA store.

Term of Contract:

Purchases are expected to be made within 30 days of receiving the grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All educators may apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due June 30, 2021.

All applicants will receive notification by July 16, 2021.

If more than 50 educators apply for these grants, eligible educators will be randomly selected to receive the grants.

Process:
- Submit the online application (see Contact Information below).
- Grantees will be issued a $100 credit to the AFBFA store. Purchases are to be made within 30 days of receiving the grant.
- Following purchase, grantees are required to send a copy of their order receipt to the Foundation within 7 days of the purchase.
- Since much of the funding comes from individual donors, grantees will be asked to write a thank you note to a donor explaining how they plan to use the purchased materials. Notes should be submitted no later than 1 month after purchase has been made.
- Grantees will be asked, but not required, to take a picture of themselves or their students using the materials and send it to AFBFA. (If students are in photos a photo release form must be signed by a guardian of each student.)

About Agricultural Literacy: https://www.agfoundation.org/what-is-ag-literacy

Contact Information:

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

Submit the online application found on the URL for Full Text below.

Daniel Meloy, Executive Director
202-406-3732
danielm@fb.org

American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture
600 Maryland Avenue SW
Suite 1000W
Washington, DC 20024
800-443-8456
foundation@fb.org

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