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Nebraska FFA Foundation Announces Grant Opportunities for Agricultural Education Programs and Students

(Lincoln, NE) - The Nebraska FFA Foundation is now seeking applications for 2018-19 local chapter grants.

This program, in its second year, supports Nebraska agricultural education classrooms, FFA programs and individual student entrepreneurship Supervised Agricultural Experiences. Funds are provided by supporters of the Nebraska FFA Foundation and its general fund donors.

This year, grant requests may be any amount up to $10,000 each. Applications are being accepted until June 30, 2018 and recipients will be announced in July. Successful proposals from 2017-18 varied from community service projects to classroom curriculum to school-based enterprise supervised agricultural experiences.

"Our Board has worked very hard for many years to develop sustainable funding so that we can focus on supporting not just the Nebraska FFA Association, but Nebraska's agricultural education programs, students and teachers," says Stacey Agnew, Executive Director. "I know there are many programs in Nebraska that need more financial support to develop career-ready students in agriculture and am excited of the potential of this program."

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