Physical Address
203 Agricultural Communications
Lincoln, NE 68588-0912
PO Box 94942
Lincoln, NE 68509-4942

Chapter Resource Center

Local Chapter Grant

The Nebraska FFA Foundation Local Grant Program provides funding for local agriculture classrooms, FFA programs and individual students entrepreneurship Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) or School-Based Enterprise SAE which have a clearly defined and described financial need. Grant request may be any amount up to $10,000. The grant application period will be open from April 1 - June 30, 2019. Selections will be announced in August 2019. All work on grants will occur during the school year. Grants will be awarded after documentation is completed. School-based enterprise SAE programs must be part of the Nebraska Launch! program and may apply for additional funds not secured following quick pitch competition.

Student entrepreneurship and school-based enterprise SAE grants will not require a 1:1 match. 

Classroom and FFA program grants must have a 1:1 match through one or more of the following:

  • school district (classroom grant only) 
  • local foundation (classroom or FFA)
  • local FFA alumni program (classroom or FFA) 
  • local donors and sponsors through the 2019-20 I Believe in the Future of Ag Campaign (classroom or FFA)
  • National FFA SAE Grant (classroom or FFA)
  • Any in-kind contributions of time, expertise and resources will not be included as part of the match requirement. All planned matches must be clearly documented in the application below. Documentation will be required to show proof of match. Nebraska FFA Foundation will work with recipients to meet this requirement.

Questions about the program or application? Please contact Victoria Broders at or 402-472-5224. 

Projects Funded Last Year (11):

  • Greenhouse
  • Animal Lab Barn
  • Grow Towers
  • CNC Router
  • Food Dehydrator and Vacuum Sealer
  • Water Quality Monitor Kits, Fish, Tank Heater and Automatic Feeder
  • Welding Equipment
  • Plasma Cam 

Local Chapter Grant Program Application

Nebraska FFA Foundation Local Chapter Grant Request Form
Who is applying for this grant?
Is this a new program, project or SAE?
Who will be matching this grant? Required for classroom and FFA grants
May select multiple resources for match. Matches must equal a 1:1 match.
If match is from 2018-19 I Believe donors, please note that in the box above. Contact information is not necessary.
Have you received the Nebraska FFA Foundation Local Chapter Grant in the past 2 years?
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Confirmation of understanding matching funds and financial investments:
Confirmation of understanding of publication