Ag Education Grant Program
The Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County is proud to administer a grant program utilizing funds contributed by the Alvin James Hansen Foundation to support agriculture education. 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, brick and mortar projects or matching grant requests. Any request that supports the mission of this grant will be considered.
Minimum Grant Funding Per Application: $500 per application
Maximum Grant Funding Per Application: $15,000
Applicants can include a diverse range of agricultural organizations from small grassroots groups to well-established educational organizations. Those involved with agriculture, agriculture literacy, and agricultural education are encouraged to apply.
Preference will be given to new applicants, although previous grantees are not ineligible to apply for another grant for a different purpose than the previously awarded funding.
If applicants have any questions about eligibility, project parameters or regarding any of the following requirements and considerations, we encourage contacting Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County staff to discuss your proposed idea.
Deadline December 31, 2023