Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) Program

NIFA’s Agriculture in the Classroom Program (AITC) serves nearly 5 million students and 60,000 teachers annually through workshops, conferences, field trips, farm tours, and other educational activities. AITC programs include working with state AITC activities engaged in a variety of issues relating to agricultural literacy. Other programs emphasized by the NIFA AITC office include:

  • Science literacy
  • Agricultural careers
  • Nutrition
  • Pre-service and professional develop opportunities for teachers.

Who is eligible to apply: 

 

Applications may be submitted by State agricultural experiment stations, State cooperative extension services, all colleges and universities, other research or educational institutions or organizations, Federal and private agencies and organization and individuals.

Request for Applications

Apply for Grant

Posted Date: Friday, February 9, 2018

Closing Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-OP-006510

Estimated Total Program Funding: $500,000

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