Mini-grants available for agricultural education

BISMARCK – The North Dakota FFA Foundation is offering mini-grants of up to $500 for programs and projects that promote knowledge of agriculture among young people ages 5 to 18.

Preference is given to first-time applicants, school teachers and to requests for funds for equipment or curriculum materials.

Proposals are due Sept. 7.

Approximately $12,000 will be awarded. A grant from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture through the Agriculture in the Classroom Program provided funding for the mini-grants.

More information is available at http://www.ndffafoundation.com/  or by contacting Beth Bakke Stenehjem at 701-224-8390 or bethbakke@btinet.net.