GrantsGrant Information & Applications
Spring 2020 mini-grant
The Cook County Farm Bureau Foundation is offering grants up to $400 each to Kindergarten through 12th teachers to fund projects that promote agricultural literacy in the classroom. Grants can be used for classroom lessons on the topics of soil, plants, water, horticulture or environmental science. Applicants using Earth Day as a theme will be given special consideration due to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
2019/2020 Food Science Education Grant
Available to 6-12th grade classrooms. Focusing on locally produced Dairy, Meat, and Vegetables
Congratulations to last year's grant recipients: Komarek School, East Leyden High School, Eisenhower Cooperative, Rolling Meadows High School and Westchester Middle School.
fall 2019 teacher grants
Closed for 2019-20 Fall Grants
Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom offers grants of up to $300 to Pre-School through High School teachers across the state of Illinois to fund projects promoting agricultural literacy in the classroom. To apply for project funding, please complete the grant application (link found on our website, www.agintheclassroom.org) outlining the project, goals, and
Book Grant Closed for 2019-20 Fall grants
The Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom program is offering special topic grants to teachers across the state of Illinois to award and ship the books listed below. To apply for project funding, please complete the grant application (link found on our website) outlining the project, goals, and desired outcomes of incorporating the books chosen. The total book value requested cannot exceed $250.00.
National ag in the classroom conference grant 2020
This grant provides admission for one Cook County K- 12 teacher to attend the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah from June 23-26, 2020. Teacher grants to attend the conference will be posted in January 2020.