Indiana Farm Bureau sponsors teachers and/or volunteers to attend the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference held annually in June. The scholarship includes the cost of a single, early-bird registration for the conference, up to four nights lodging at the conference hotel, and a $550 travel allowance. Meals are not included in the conference registration. Any additional or miscellaneous expenses will be the responsibility of the recipient. This scholarship is valued at approximately $1,500.
The purpose of this grant is to provide assistance to county Farm Bureaus or Farm Bureau members and educators that do not have adequate funds for a new program, activity, or to attend an event that enhances the promotion of agriculture and education. Program examples could include, but are not limited to, books for classrooms, incubator systems, supplies for school gardens, etc. Event examples may include the National Ag in the Classroom Conference, AFBF Women’s Communication Boot Camp, summer educational programs, specialized educational conferences, etc. Please provide sufficient details and information about your program to give the judges a clear picture of your plans and expectations.
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture offers the White-Reinhardt Mini-Grant Program to fund projects that will increase agricultural literacy. County and state Farm Bureaus may apply for grants of up to $500 for classroom education programs for grades K-12 in order to initiate new agriculture literacy programs or expand existing programs. Grants are available on a competitive basis. LEARN MORE
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture offers White-Reinhardt Scholarships to the attend the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference to full time educators and/or volunteers that actively participate in classroom ag literacy programs or events. This scholarship program is to provide travel expense funds to attend the national conference and then use the information gained to expand their outreach to students regarding food, fiber and fuel. Applications are due Oct. 15 of the program year. LEARN MORE
The National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization with support from the CHS Foundation offers up to 55 scholarships for teachers to attend the National Agriculture in the Classroom conference. The scholarship applications are due in February and the conference is held in June. LEARN MORE
The National Agriculture in the Classroom Organization with financial support from the CHS Foundation offers five $1,500 grants to be awarded to kindergarten through 12th grade core education teachers whose innovative classroom projects use agricultural concepts to teach reading, writing, math, nutrition, science and social studies. Application for grant proposals opens in July and the deadline is in September. LEARN MORE