Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Award

Award to an Iowa PreK-12 Teacher to Integrate
Agricultural Topics into the Classroom Curriculum

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation (IALF)

Deadline Date:

11/20/20

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Award of $500 to an Iowa PreK-12 teacher to recognize the integration of agricultural subjects into the classroom setting. The award is intended to honor an educator for teaching students the value of agriculture. The awardee will receive an additional $1,000 toward expenses related to attending the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference.

Teachers must integrate/utilize agricultural information within their classroom curriculum in an effort to assist students in learning the importance of agriculture. Instruction may include, but is not limited to:

  • Understanding the importance and value of agriculture in students’ daily lives;
  • Understanding the relationships among agriculture, food and fiber production, animals, health, energy systems, technology, economics, and the environment;
  • Identifying and understanding the connections between academic content areas and agricultural careers including, but not limited to, STEM careers;
  • Understanding the overall connectedness between STEM and agriculture.

Evaluation Criteria: The degree to which an educator exemplifies:

  • Leading instruction on accurate agriculture knowledge, attitudes, and skills.
  • Demonstrates teaching excellence in gaining student understanding of selected agricultural literacy theme(s).
  • Grants, community extensions, professional development relating to increasing agriculture literacy in the classroom will be considered. 
  • Innovative, integrated, and interdisciplinary programs are encouraged.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 192826

Estimated Size of Grant:

The teacher selected will receive $500 and have up to $1,000 of their related expenses paid to attend the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility: Certified teachers currently engaged in integrating agricultural concepts into classroom settings at the pre-K to 12th grade levels in Iowa are eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted on or before November 20, 2020.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://form.jotform.com/IowaAgLiteracyFoundation/2020-excellence-in-teaching-ag

For questions, please contact Will Fett at 515-331-4182 or by email at wfett@iowaagliteracy.org.

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Independent Filmmakers for Feature-Length Films

Deadline 02/08/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length film projects. Funding is intended to support projects at any production phase from development through post-production. Priority will be given to applications from early career and emerg

GrantWatch ID#: 127055

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training in Eli...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in eligible counties, with priority given to low- to moderate-income populations. Applicants in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Psychologist for Child Psychology Rese...

Deadline 06/15/21

Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career psychologist for child psychology research projects. The purpose of the program is for research and demonstration projects that foster an understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholast

GrantWatch ID#: 132694

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Improvement Initiatives

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and volunteer fire companies for community benefit projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of impactful and sustainable initiatives that meet community needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 132986

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Assist Underserved ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Fu

GrantWatch ID#: 133552