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Kansas Foundation for
Agriculture in the Classroom

First Year Teacher Grants

First Year Teacher Mini-Grants

Start off your teaching career with a mini-grant from KFAC. Use this grant to purchase resources necessary to execute agriculture-based lesson plans in your classroom. Your classroom will be featured on the KFAC website and social media. 

Selection Criteria 

REQUIRED Applications must use at least one KFAC or NAITC lesson plan. or
10 points Narrative – description of project, max 500 words
10 points Budget 
5 points Attachments (Offer letter and proof of graduation)

Eligibility 1st year K-12 teachers who have been hired into a position beginning Fall 2020. 
Must provide proof of date of graduation and hire date. 

Amount Up to $250 for purchasing supplies related to agricultural lesson plans. 
Purchases may include but are not limited to: garden equipment, supplies for hand-on activities, books, lab supplies. 

Timeline July 15, 2020 Application deadline. 
July 27, 2020 Winners will be notified via email. The list of winners will be available through the KFAC website and social media. August 1-10, 2020 Winners will receive a gift card in the mail for 50% of the grant. 
Balance of grant will be awarded upon receipt of the grant report. The report can be submitted at any time during the Fall 2020 semester. Dec. 31, 2020 Last day to submit grant activity report.

Photos and activity report will become the property of KFAC and may be used in marketing activities. Please provide photos of your classroom activities related to the grant. If you do not have permission to include faces of students in your photos, please consider that when you select your photos. All photos become property of KFAC and may be used for marketing purposes.



Sponsored by Kansas Department of Agriculture