CCFB now accepting applications for Ag in the Classroom Mini-Grant Program

 

Christian County Farm Bureau announces the first ever CCFB Ag in the Classroom Mini-Grant Program.  CCFB will award up to 4 - $125 AITC Mini Grants to Educators in the Christian County Public and Private Schools.  Please send a completed application to carole.sweeney@kyfb.com.  All judging decisions are final and winning applications become the property of CCFB once awarded.

Deadline to apply is October 1, 2019.  Winners will be notified by October 15. 

 

2019 Ag in the Classroom Mini Grant Application

 

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