Deadline Approaching for Grants to Study and Teach Organic!

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Are you a student of organic agriculture in a higher education or vocational learning program? Are you teaching kindergarten through eighth grade students? If so, May 15 is the deadline to submit your application for a grant to study or teach organic agriculture!

K-8 teachers: Get funds to incorporate organic into your classroom’s project-based learning.

  • Award Amount: Up to $1,000
  • Number of Awards: 30
  • Purpose of Award: The CCOF Foundation and the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom administer the Look at Agriculture…Organically! grant program for K-8 teachers who teach their students about organic in the classroom.

Higher education or vocational students: We can help you pay for your studies in organic agriculture.

  • Award Amount: $2,500
  • Number of Awards: 30
  • Purpose of Award: The CCOF Foundation gives grants to higher education and vocational students pursuing organic agriculture programs to help with tuition and educational expenses.

Last year’s grants funded teachers in classrooms across the United States and supported students involved in programs like Rogue Farm Corps in Oregon, the University of California, Davis, and Appalachian State University in North Carolina, among others.

Find out more and apply today! The application deadline is May 15, 2016.

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