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News: 12/01/2019

Ag education grants available



The Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County is accepting applications now for its 2019 grant program, utilizing funds contributed by the Alvin James Hansen Foundation to support agriculture education. Funding ranges from $500-$15,000. Grant requests can be made for programs and projects that further agriculture education, especially efforts that further youth education in agriculture. The type of grants to be awarded vary and may include equipment purchases, educational program funding, school farm projects, and matching grant requests.

Those involved with agriculture, agriculture literacy, and agricultural education in Sonoma, Marin and Napa counties are encouraged to apply.

Only one application can be submitted by an organization in a six-month time period. Applications must be submitted electronically, will be accepted year-round, and a quarterly evaluation process will be followed. The deadline is Dec. 31.

Visit sonomafb.org for more information, call 544-5575 or email grants@sonomafb.org.



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