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Christina Sue Lilja Resource Grants

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To provide funds for educators to purchase ag literacy resources from the Ag Foundation store. Applications are due June 30, 2021. 50 educators will win $100 store credits, if more than 50 educators apply for these grants, eligible educators will be randomly selected to receive the grants. Grantees will be issued a $100 credit to the AFBFA store. This credit may only be used on AFBFA resource items. A list will be provided of unacceptable purchases. We expect the purchases to be made within 30 days of receiving the grant. All applicants will receive notification by July 16, 2021.

Deadline

06/30/21

Roots & Shoots

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Private

Nationwide

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Educators, individuals, and group leaders are invited to apply for a $200 mini-grant to start, support, or celebrate their community action project that will positively impact people, animals, and/or the environment. Eligible participants must be registered members of Roots and Shoots (registration is free).

Deadline

Rolling Basis

Seed Savers Seed Donation Program

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Private

Nationwide

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This program provides a free variety of 50 seed packets to organizations and gardens in need. Community and educational groups who will freely share the harvest or save seed for other in need are eligibly to apply. Nonprofits, schools, community gardens, seed libraries, and educational programs may also apply. There is a $15 shipping and handling charge for each seed donation.

Deadline

Year Round

Salad Bars to Schools Grant

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Private

Nationwide

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This program provides schools and districts with salad bar support, technical assistance and equipment such as Cambro bars and camchillers. Any district or independent school participating in the National School Lunch Program is eligible to apply. Applications are currently being accepted, though shipments of approved salad bars is on hold until the 2021-2022 school year.

Deadline

Year Round

Hawaii Island Chef Challenge

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Private

Hawaii

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Hawaii Island Chef Challenge is hosting a keiki video submission contest for children between 12-17 years old. Videos should be one minute or less and include their name, where they’re from, and what they enjoy cooking. Finalists will be judged by celebrity chefs, and keiki and chefs will partner up to create a health and innovative meal.

Deadline

Unclear

National Garden Clubs Native Plants and Wildflowers Grant

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Private

Nationwide

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A grant of up to $500 is available to be used towards direct expenses for an educational program about native plants and wildflowers. State garden clubs, districts, councils and individual garden clubs many co-sponsor a symposium with state agencies, arboreta, native plant societies, or similar organizations.

Deadline

Rolling Basis

Target’s Local Store Giving Grants

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Private

Nationwide

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Nonprofits, accredited schools, and government agencies can request Target Gift Card donations. The average donation is $25-$50 with a maximum of $500 per year.n

Deadline

Year Round

National FFA Scholarships

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Private

Nationwide

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The National FFA Foundation supports multiple scholarships to students pursuing higher education and career goals. Click here to find out more.

Deadline

Multiple

OCIA Educational Micro Grant

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Private

Nationwide

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This program funds educational resources relating to organic agriculture for school-aged children.

Deadline

11/15/2021

Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program

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Private

Nationwide

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This program provides funding for food, garden, and nutrition education within host organizations, such as school cafeterias and classrooms, while fostering community engagement between farms and school systems. The goal is to advance the nutritional health of children and nutrition education in elementary and secondary schools and foster higher levels of community engagement.

Deadline

5/3/2021

Fruit Tree Planting Foundation

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Private

Nationwide

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The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation donates orchards to community gardens, public schools, city/state parks, low-income neighborhoods, and hunger relief sites. The organization provides high-quality fruit trees and shrubs, equipment, on-site orchard design expertise and oversight, horticultural workshops, and aftercare training and manuals. Nonprofits, NGOs, public schools, or government entities may apply. At least 15-20 trees must be planted. Recipients must own the planting site, have a long-term lease, or work with a nonprofit/government entity that owns the planting site with a long-term usage agreement.

Deadline

Year Round