Grants & Grant Programs
Florida Agriculture in the Classroom distributes Volunteer Grants in the spring and Teacher Grants in the fall. Volunteer Grants are available to members of state and county Farm Bureaus, University of Florida/IFAS extension and 4-H agents, master gardeners, and others who are members of a non-profit association striving to educate students in kindergarten through 12th grade about the importance of Florida agriculture. Teacher Grants are available to general education teachers kindergarten through 12th grade, and agri-science teachers who have agriculture related classroom or schoolyard projects they would like to carry out.
Mosaic Company Foundation School Garden Mini Grant
Teachers in DeSoto, Hardee, Hillsborough, Manatee and Polk counties are eligible for $500 school garden grants.
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Teacher Grant Program
Florida Agriculture in the Classroom, Inc. selects teacher grant projects for funding each school year. For more details about the projects selected, please see the description below.
- Click to view a snapshot of a winner Teacher Grant proposal (PDF)
- Click here to view a video of a winning grant project! (PDF)
2011-12 Final Reports are due April 30, 2012:
- Read the News Release about the 2012-2013 Teacher Grants (PDF)
- Read the News Release about the 2011-2012 Teacher Grants (PDF)
- Read the News Release about the 2010-2011 Teacher Grants (PDF)
- Read the News Release about the 2009-2010 Teacher Grants (PDF)
- Read the News Release about the 2008-09 Teacher Grants (PDF)
Agriculture Industry Volunteers
Industry reps are invited to apply for Volunteer Grants
The deadline to apply for Florida Agriculture in the Classroom’s 2012 Volunteer Grants is March 16, 2012. Please check back for next year's deadline. Farm Bureau members, University of Florida IFAS Extension and 4-H agents, and other industry representatives are eligible. Grant funds should be used to help educate students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade about the importance of Florida agriculture.
The 2013 deadline is March 15, 2013.
Apply for the 2013-14 Volunteer Grant
Please view the volunteer grant press releases below to read about the past projects we've funded:
Gardening for Grades Mini-Grant Final Report Due May 1, 2012: