Grants for Growing

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Grants for Growing (G4G) is a competitive grant program for middle and high school FFA chapters that are developing and improving project-based or experiential learning opportunities for students. FFA chapters may apply for up to $5,000 through the G4G program, sponsored by Tractor Supply Company (TSC).

Funding is provided by consumers who purchase $1 paper emblems at TSC stores during checkout.

Grants for Growing Program Overview

Grants for Growing provides funding to support one of three areas:

  • Grow Your Classroom — Funding can be used to support increasing students’ classroom knowledge.
  • Grow Your FFA Chapter — Funding can be used to support the development or expansion of an FFA chapter and leadership opportunities.
  • Grow Your Ag Awareness — Funding can be used to support the development or expansion of an agricultural literacy event or campaign.

FFA chapters can develop projects in one of these areas. To learn more, read the Grants for Growing FAQ for Chapters.

National FFA is excited to offer more than half a million dollars to 152 chapters for the 2020 Grants for Growing Program.
How do  I apply?

To access the Grants for Growing application, you must have an username and password.

If you are having issues signing in, email or call membership services, 888-332-2268, option 3.

If you are a school employee or community partner assisting with an application, you will need to create a nonmember account (learn how here).

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2020-21 G4G Flier

The fundraising period for the TSC paper emblem program will take place Feb. 19 – March 3, during FFA week.  During this timeframe FFA chapters are encouraged to participate in their local TSC store or utilize on-line resources to boost the sales of the paper emblems. However, participation is not a requirement to receive funding through the Grants for Growing program.

Below are some examples of how your FFA chapter can participate: