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2023-24 I Believe in the Future of Ag Campaign

I Believe in the Future of Ag is a fundraising campaign focused on building capacity for the future of FFA at both the local and state levels. All FFA chapters are encouraged to participate as the top 10 chapters are recognized at the Nebraska state convention. Chapters that have received at least $500 in donations are eligible for recognition based on points attained during the Sponsor Engagement Contest. 

Click below for more details regarding fundraising and the Sponsor Engagement Contest.

 


Blue Jackets. Bright Futures.

Deadline - September 15

Students can begin applying for the Blue Jackets. Bright Futures. program August 1 until September 15. This program is open to all agricultural education students who are active members of an FFA chapter and the number of winners will be based on the number of jackets sponsored. Gift cards from the Nebraska FFA Foundation, purchased from the National FFA Organization, will be mailed to the recipient’s school, along with instructions on ordering the jacket and tie or scarf.

To apply for the Blue Jackets. Bright Futures. Program:

  1. Students can apply at www.neffafoundation.org/jacket_application.html
  2. Advisor and the student will receive an email alerting that the application was submitted and received.
  3. Advisors must submit the advisor statement at www.neffafoundation.org/what_we_do/advisors/jacket_advisors.html
  4. Advisors will also receive an email acknowledging submission and receipt of the advisor statement.

Other reminders:

  1. Both the student application and advisor statement are vital to the selection process. Both portions must be completed for selection committee review. 
  2. Please make sure to include the following topics in your advisor statement if they are relevant: Is your chapter new? Does this student have a financial need? What potential do you see in this student?
  3. Make sure each advisor statement is different and tailored to the individual student.

Questions? Contact Stacey Agnew at stacey@neffafoundation.org. 


Nebraska FFA Grant Opportunity

Deadline - June 30, 2023 5:00 pm

Nebraska FFA Foundation Grant:

The purpose of The Nebraska FFA Foundation Local Grant Program is to provide funding for local agriculture classrooms, FFA programs and FFA member SAE projects that have a clearly defined and described financial need. The grant application will be open until June 30, 2023 and grant requests may be any amount up to $10,000 for FFA programs and agricultural classrooms, and up to $2,000 for member SAE projects. The recipients will be announced by September 15, 2023.

Click here to learn more and apply.


True Blue Requests

The Foundation will provide free FFA handbooks and calendars. Plus you can request a board member or corporate sponsor to virtually attend your banquet if you choose. 

Deadline - March 1


FFA and AFNR Handbook


Printable Thank You Postcard


New Chapter COLT Scholarships

Deadline - May 5

All agricultural education programs can apply for scholarships to attend Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) during the first two years of its existence. Applications will open in late April.
Questions? Contact Stacey Agnew at stacey@neffafoundation.org.

 


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The Wisner-Pilger FFA Chapter gathers community support through I Believe in the Future of Ag