The Nebraska FFA Foundation is now seeking applications for the 2021 Nebraska FFA Foundation Local Grant Program.
The grant program, in its fifth year, supports Nebraska agricultural education classrooms, FFA programs and individual student Supervised Agricultural Experiences. Funds are provided by supporters of the Nebraska FFA Foundation and its general fund.
This year, grant requests may be any amount up to $10,000 for classroom and chapter projects, and up to $2,000 for student SAE projects. Applications are being accepted until June 30, 2021. Successful proposals from 2020 varied from poultry SAE to greenhouses to welding supplies to animal learning lab materials to plant SAEs.
“The Nebraska FFA Foundation understands that in the challenging times that we are living today, the investment in local agriculture education classrooms, FFA chapters and students SAE's are critical to strengthening agriculture for today and in the future, here in Nebraska. The Nebraska FFA Foundation's local grant program helps to support Nebraska FFA members for growing future generations of leaders and preparing for nearly 300 important careers in agriculture,” says Stacey Agnew, Executive Director.