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Ag Acheiver Grants

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture has established a grants program to assist projects of local FFA Chapters. Any county FFA Chapter may apply. A state
committee appointed by the Commissioner of Agriculture will judge all applications.

Grants will range from $300 to $3,000 annually. Matching funds are not required for grants of less than $1,000. A 50% match is required for grants of $1,000 to $1,999, and a dollar for dollar match is required on grants from $2,000 to $3,000.

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Ag Entrepreneurship Grants

Grants sponsored by the Kentucky FFA Foundation Project LEAD for students to develop or enhance their Supervised Agricultural Experience Projects.

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Better Days Better Ways 

Grants provided by the Mulhollem Cravens Foundation intended to help FFA Chapters develop a sustainable food production project that addresses food insecurity in their local community. 

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Rising Sun Initiative

Available to support the expansion of agricultural education and support those educators who dedicate their lives to teaching and advising. The Rising Sun would provide a one-time grant up to $5,000 to a school that opens an agricultural education program or a program in transition. 

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