GrantsGrant Information & Applications
Spring 2019 Teacher grant
The Cook County Farm Bureau Foundation is offering grants up to $400 each to Kindergarten through 12th grade teachers to fund projects that promote agricultural literacy in the classroom. Grants can be used for classroom projects/lessons such as soil studies, pest management, plant science, school garden or horticultural studies or even ag entrepreneurship projects to name a few. Projects should focus expanding the minds of urban and suburban learners to understand the connection between horticulture/agriculture and our urban area.
Application period closed as of 2/4/19.
National ag in the classroom conference grant 2019
This grant will provide admission for one Cook County K- 12 teacher to attend the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas from June 19-21, 2019.
(Up to a $750 value; includes admission to conference, flight/hotel assistance)
Keynote Speakers include:
Temple Grandin: Noted animal expert and advocate for autistic populations.
Dr. Marty Matlock: Executive Director of the University of Arkansas Resiliency Center and Professor of Ecological Engineering
Applications due March 15, 2019
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2018-19 Food Science Education Grant
Available to 6-12th grade classrooms. Focusing on locally produced Dairy, Meat and Vegetables
Congratulations to grant recipients: Komarek School, East Leyden High School, Eisenhower Cooperative, Rolling Meadows High School and Westchester Middle School.
Application period closed until fall 2019
Click here to apply