Physical Address
203 Agricultural Communications
Lincoln, NE 68588-0912
PO Box 94942
Lincoln, NE 68509-4942

Grant Application

The Nebraska FFA Foundation Local Grant Program provides funding for local agriculture classrooms, FFA programs and individual students Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) or School-Based Enterprise SAE which have a clearly defined and described financial need. Grant request may be any amount up to $10,000 for agriculture classrooms and FFA programs, and $2,000 for student SAE's. The grant application period will be open until June 30, 2020. All work on grants will occur during the school year. Grant funding will be awarded after documentation is completed. School-based enterprise SAE programs must be part of the Nebraska Launch! program and may apply for additional funds not secured following quick pitch competition.

Student entrepreneurship and school-based enterprise SAE grants will not require a 1:1 match. 

Classroom and FFA program grants must have a 1:1 match through one or more of the following:

  • school district (classroom grant only) 
  • local foundation (classroom or FFA)
  • local FFA alumni program (classroom or FFA) 
  • local donors and sponsors through the 2019-20 I Believe in the Future of Ag Campaign (classroom or FFA)
  • National FFA SAE Grant (classroom or FFA)
  • Any in-kind contributions of time, expertise and resources will not be included as part of the match requirement. All planned matches must be clearly documented in the application below. Documentation will be required to show proof of match. Nebraska FFA Foundation will work with recipients to meet this requirement.

Questions about the program or application? Please contact Victoria Broders at or 402-314-3249.

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