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Nebraska FFA Grant Opportunities | Local Chapter Grant and SAE Grant Programs

Deadline - June 30, 2020

Local Chapter Grant:

The Nebraska FFA Foundation local grant program for Nebraska agricultural education programs is to provide funding for local agriculture classrooms and FFA programs which have a clearly defined and described financial need. The grant application will be open until June 30, 2020 and grant requests may be any amount up to $10,000. The recipients will be announced by September 15, 2020.

Click here to learn more and apply.

SAE Grant:

This grant is for Nebraska FFA members SAE, which have a clearly defined and described need. The grant application period will be open until June 30, 2020. The application does require the teacher to write a recommendation letter as to why this student deserves a grant for this project. Grant requests may be any amount up to $2,000. The recipients will be announced by September 15, 2020. 

Click here to learn more and apply. 

2019-20 I Believe in the Future of Ag Campaign Materials

Click the links below to download any additional materials for fundraising with the I Believe in the Future of Ag campaign. Promotional material for each year will be mailed out in September. Contact Victoria Broders at 402-314-3249 or to have more printed materials mailed to you.

Donations for the 2019-20 year must be received in the Foundation office by February 28. Anything after March 1st will be counted towards 2020-21. The 20 top chapters recognized at State Convention are based on points with the Sponsor Engagement Contest and receive at least $500 in donations.

True Blue Requests

The Foundation will provide free placemats and cups for your banquets, I Believe in the Future of Ag window clings for your local donors, FFA handbooks and you can request a Board member or corporate partner to attend your banquet. 

Deadline - March 1

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 certificates 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
  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
  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 Victoria Broders at or 402-472-5224.

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New Chapter COLT Scholarships

Deadline - May 1

All agricultural education programs can apply for scholarships to attend Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) during the first two years of its existence. Applications must be submitted by May 1.

Click here to apply today.
Questions? Contact Stacey Agnew at 402-472-5846 or


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