The Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom Program and the IAA Foundation accepts applications on an annual grant cycle. Teachers may apply for classroom grants to incorporate new and exciting agriculture related topics into their existing classrooms.
Additionally, six other special book grants are available for teachers to easily incorporate lessons tied to the Common Core Learning Standards, into their existing Language Arts and Social Studies curriculum.
* Hungry Planet Books
* Pollinators Books
* Soil and Water Stewardship Books
* Seasons Books
* Reading by Design Books
* Literature Circles Books
Teachers are encouraged to contact their local agriculture literacy coordinator for ideas and assistance in applying for their grants.
The application deadline is October 1, annually.
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