Grants & Scholarhips
Check out the links below for grant opportunities that could assist you in taking your classroom to the next level! Also check out our Partner Resources page for free classroom kits and downloadable companion materials.
Kansas NAITC Scholarship
KFAC offers scholarships to attend the National Agriculture in the Classroom summer conference.
Other Classroom Grants
KFAC Educator Mini-Grants
With funding support from Kansas Department of Agriculture, KFAC will offer educator mini-grants for new teachers and new projects.
CHS Foundation Classroom Grants
The CHS Foundation awards 15 $500 grants to K-12 teachers who have innovative ideas on how to incorporate agricultural concepts into their classroom instruction.
SARE Youth Educator Grants
The Youth Educator program provides opportunities for youth to learn about Sustainable Agriculture through their annual $4,000 grants.
Kansas Farm Bureau
KFB offers a variety of grants for teachers to integrate agriculture into their classroom.
Frontier Farm Credit
Through their Working Here Fund, Frontier Farm Credit has set aside grant funds for projects and organizations that make a positive impact in eastern Kansas. There are two options of funding available at $2,000 and $10,000, designed to impact Agriculture Education, Young and Beginning Producers, Hunger and Nutrition and Essential Services/Disaster Relief needs.
The Grow Rural Education program allows eligible farmers to nominate their local public school district for grants to help enhance STEM education. Once nominated, school districts submit applications to compete for $10,000 or $25,000 grants to help fund projects that enhance their STEM curriculum. These grants are helping to improve test scores, but better yet, they're getting kids to think bigger about their tomorrow.
The Bee Cause Grant
This grant provides honey bee observation hives to schools and receives requests on a rolling basis.
Project Learning Tree offers annual GreenWorks! grants up to $1,000 to schools and youth organizations for environmental service-learning projects that link classroom learning to the real world. To be eligible, applicants must have attended a PLT workshop, either in-person or online, that provides training, lesson plans, and other resources to help integrate these projects and environmental education into your curriculum or youth programs.
KaBOOM! Playground Grants
KaBOOM! offers grants and consulting assistance to improve play areas at schools. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and filled as opportunities arise.
Lowe's Toolbox for Education Grants
Offering a spring and fall grant cycle, Lowe's Toolbox for Education Grants funds a wide range of projects for schools, including support for gardening programs.
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
The Farm to School Grant Program (F2S) provides grants on a competitive basis to increase local food procurement for school meal programs and expand educational agriculture and gardening activities.
National Wildlife Federation Trees for Wildlife
NWF offers free native trees for restoration projects and community events planned in coordination with local NWF partners.
Nature Works Everywhere
The Nature Conservancy offers grants to schools for projects that involve students in developing a nature-based, green infrastructure solution to an environmental challenge in their community including school gardens.
Shade Structure Grant Program
From the American Academy of Dermatology, the Shade Structure Grant provides funding to install permanent shade structures for youth programs. Applicants must collaborate with a local dermatologist and implement a sun safety program.
The Sponsor-A-Hive program offered by The Honeybee Conservancy provides bees and equipment to help people safely set up, maintain, and observe on-site bee sanctuaries at schools, community gardens, and green spaces across the United States. Award winners will also receive a Teacher's Kit to help with program implementation.
Tractor Supply Company Grants for Growing
Available for FFA Chapters, this grant offers funding to schools for starting and expanding agricultural projects.
Kansas Grant Watch
Grants for public school teachers for the improvement of education, grants for classroom supplies, innovative teaching strategies and professional development teaching opportunities.