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Agriculture Education Grants

Grants awarded for Agriculture Education Programs

  • Granting period for Jan. - June deadline Nov 15
  • Granting period for July - Dec. deadline May 15

What kinds of projects are funded?

KFB Foundation for Agriculture grants will be considered for the following programs:

  1. Agriculture educational programs for key segments of the urban, suburban and rural population, e.g., children, adults, teachers and retirees to improve their perceptions and increase their understanding of agriculture and its importance in their lives and to our economy
  2. Agriculture leadership programs for key segments of the urban, suburban and rural population, e.g., youth and adults to improve their leadership skills and involvement in leadership to benefit agriculture and rural communities

How do I apply?

You may fill out your application ONLINE! (Click here to open in a new window)

You will receive a letter with your awarded grants. Funds will be distributed upon completion of the granted purpose once a Grant Activity Report is completed and returned to the KFB Foundation for Agriculture no later than December 1.

Please fill out the grant activity report, print, attach receipts and mail or e-mail to:

Vickie Hoover, Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation, 2627 KFB Plaza, Manhattan, KS 66503.

Excellence in Teaching Grant

Agriculture is an important part of everyone’s life. Clothing, food, fuel, housing, medicine and much more are rooted in agriculture. Agriculture has no subject matter boundaries and can be a part of social studies, language arts, science, math, environmental education, art, music or in a combination of areas that effectively integrate key agricultural principles. The Excellence in Teaching Grant is awarded to exemplary teachers who integrate agriculture into their classroom lessons and curriculum.

Who Is Eligible?

Kansas certified educators of Grades K-6 who are integrating agriculture into their classroom lessons.

What is the grant?

Grant winners will receive up to $400 to be used to purchase supplies related to agricultural lessons or projects including but not limited to: garden equipment, materials for hands-on activities, literature books and lab supplies.

What Are The Criteria For Selection?

The project must be creative and interesting to students and help them become more knowledgeable about the food, fuel and/or fiber system in the agriculture industry. Successful projects will:

  • Incorporate one of Kansas Farm Bureau’s Kailey’s Ag Adventure Children’s Book Series into the project if teaching grades K-3.
  • Highlight creative strategies for integrating information, activities and resources about agriculture into core subject areas including science, social studies, math, and language arts
  • Correlate lessons and activities to Learning Standards

How Do I Apply?

Complete an application and include the information requested on a separate sheet in the order listed in the instructions.

A printable copy of the Teaching Grant description can be downloaded here.

A printable copy of the Teaching Grant application can be downloaded here.

Applications can be mailed or submitted via email to

For the school year, applications may be submitted between June 1 and April 1. Applicants will be notified of the status of their grant application within four weeks their application is received. One-half of the grant award (up to $200) will be provided to start the project. Keep all start-up expense receipts for submitting with the final report. The balance of the grant request (up to $200) will be paid upon receipt of all expense receipts and a final project report, which are due by May 1.

Godfrey & Emma Bahr-Miller Agriculture Education Fund Grant

Grant awarded for those attending activities or programs promoting farming practices friendly to the environment

One (1) grant - $1,000


  • Must be a Farm Bureau member in Kansas
  • Must be an individual attending programs and activities that support the general promotion of farming practices that are friendly to the environment

A printable copy of the application  can be  downloaded here


The Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture received a gift from Emma Bahr-Miller to honor her husband the late Godfrey Miller by establishing this grant. As a farmer he understood the role of farmers and ranchers in caring for the land they work and manage.

FFA Chapter - KFB Community Grant Program

Grants awarded to stimulate projects between local FFA chapters and county Farm Bureaus