Living to Serve Grants provide an opportunity for FFA chapters and state FFA associations/foundations to seek funding to support various types of service projects through a competitive application process.
Applicants must identify a community need that falls within one of four focus areas: community safety; hunger, health and nutrition; environmental responsibility; or community engagement.
Open Now! This grant provides middle/high school FFA chapters with up to $3,000 to support a service-learning project that spans an entire school year.
This grant provides middle/high school FFA chapters with up to $1,200 per semester to implement a service-learning project in their community for one semester.
Day of Service Mini-Grants
Open now! This grant provides alumni or middle/high school chapters with up to $400 to conduct a one-time service event.
All grants are available for projects based on duration and scope.
Living to Serve Grants Application Dates
|Application Type||Application Open||Application Due||Award Notification|
|Yearlong Living to Serve Grant||April 15, 2019||June 17, 2019||August 1, 2019|
|Fall Semester- Long Living to Serve Grant||August 1, 2019||September 3, 2019||September 15, 2019|
|Spring Semester-Long Living to Serve Grant||December 15, 2019||February 1, 2020||February 15, 2020|
|Day of Service Mini-Grant||Always Open||First of Each Month||15th of each month|
One FFA member’s Boy Scout project spurs an entire community to get involved.
This Living to Serve project helps participants vie for Best in Show.