Application Deadline: May 20, 2016,
Applicants Notified: June 5, 2016
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The Alaska Farm Bureau is accepting applications for small agriculture education projects to increase awareness, knowledge and appreciation of Alaska agriculture in our youth. The Alaska Farm Bureau intends to award up to $15,000.00 in grants to individuals or organizations across the state.
Applications must be submitted by email to [email protected], mailed or delivered in person to Amy Seitz at Alaska Farm Bureau 37075 Nicholas View Lane, Soldotna, AK 99669 by May 20, 2016.
Grant application will include:
- Cover page with project title, contact information, project coordinator and the organization or individual that will be responsible for receiving the funds.
- Introductory paragraph summarizing your project
- What are your specific goals and objectives? i.e. increase student’s knowledge of local farmers by visiting a number of farms in the area
- How will these goals/objectives be carried out and measured? i.e. number of students or farmers involved, variety of crops students learn about
- What is the timeframe for your project? Projects will be completed within 12 months with unused funds returned to the Alaska Farm Bureau, unless an extension is requested and granted.
- Which schools or communities will you be working with?
- Approximately how many youth will your project reach?
- How will youth be involved and how will your project increase awareness, knowledge and appreciation of agriculture?
- Will you be partnering with other organizations? (CES, SWCD, 4-H, FFA)
- How will funds be used (please include any matching funds)?
A completion report will be filed with the Alaska Farm Bureau within 90 days after project completion.
Direct questions to: Amy Seitz, executive director, Alaska Farm Bureau, [email protected], 907-252-5064.