Youth Agriculture Education

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Service Information


Canadian Agricultural Partnership

For Further Information Contact:

Tel: 310-FARM
Application Deadline
Sept 28, 2018
Agricultural and Commodity groups, university, college, school district, not-for-profit organizations, rural municipal governments

Service Details
  The Public Trust Youth Agriculture Education Program is intended to build public trust in agriculture by supporting the development and delivery of innovative, collaborative programs. Applicants are encouraged to develop projects that:
  • Focus on grades 7-12 as that is currently a gap that needs to be addressed in the ag education space Take a “train-the-trainer” approach by increasing knowledge and capacity of teachers themselves
  • Demonstrate collaboration between industry associations/groups, not-for-profits and education organizations like school districts, universities and colleges.

All programs must focus on supplementing the kindergarten to grade 12 Alberta Education curriculum.
Demonstrate clear objectives with measurable activities and deliverables.

Eligible applicants include:
  • An agricultural group registered under the Societies Act
  • A commodity group
  • A university or college*
  • A school district*
  • An incorporated not-for-profit organization*, or
  • A recognized (as determined by the Minister) form of rural municipal government in Alberta, including a Municipal District (including a County and Hamlet), a Special Area, a Specialized Municipality or an Improvement District.*

*Please note that any non-agriculture industry groups require collaboration with and support from the agriculture industry.
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Last Reviewed/Revised on October 10, 2018.