Alumni Grants

Chapter Grants

The North Carolina FFA Alumni Chapter Grant Program is designed to provide special program/project funding for FFA chapters with alumni affiliates.  Grant funds may be used for any type of chapter activity including, but not limited to, FFA member dues, FFA jackets, state convention registration, career development event registration, registration for camps and conferences, purchases from the National FFA Organization or any other appropriate chapter activity. Preference will be given to innovative ideas and projects.

Grant requirements:

  • If your application is selected, at least one FFA member and one Alumni member must attend the NC FFA Alumni Annual Meeting to receive the grant.
  • If your application is selected, a one-page report is required by December 31, 2022 that includes a short narrative description of project results, at least one photo, as well as receipts (if applicable). Failure to submit the report renders your chapter ineligible for the next grant cycle.
  • Completed applications with original signatures should be submitted via email by 5:00pm on Thursday, April 7, 2022.
  • Only FFA chapters that have an active FFA Alumni chapter with state and national alumni dues paid in full by the application deadline will be eligible (Active: 10 annual members or 25 lifetime members).
  • Late applications are not accepted, and only completed applications will be reviewed.
  • Applications should be no longer than one page, using only the spaces provided on the following page to describe your project. No additional or supporting documents are allowed.

Click here for the Chapter Grant Application

Please email all applications to Zannah Tyndall

National FFA Alumni Grants

Give Back to Your Roots Grant sponsored by Nutrien Ag

Give Back to Your Roots grants can be used to fund FFA student chapter affiliation fees, plant science-based educational opportunities or to purchase necessary supplies and materials for local agricultural education programs. 2021 Grant deadlines are March 1, June 1 and Sept. 1; each grant application can receive up to $5,000.

The link can be found by clicking here

This is the link to the grant report form for chapters that have received the grant previously.

 

Legacy Grants sponsored by Tractor Supply Co.

Legacy Grants, sponsored by Tractor Supply Company, can be used to create an FFA Alumni and Supporters Chapter, improve the quality of existing FFA Alumni and Supporters Chapters or to provide more opportunities for partnership between FFA Chapters and Alumni and Supporters Chapters. Preference will be given to new applicants and projects with sustainable and impactful items. The 2021 Grant deadlines are March 1, June 1 and Sept. 1.

The link can be found by clicking here.

This is the link to the grant report form for chapters that have received the grant previously.

NC FFA
Alumni Council

Justin Preddy
President

Glenn Howell
East Region

Gwen G. Clark
West Region

Brittany Chester
Member at Large

Lori Bunn
Member at Large

Adam Rushing
Member at Large

Brett Huggler
Member at Large

Chase Tew
Member at Large

Sandy Hatley
Member at Large

Gray Palmer
State Vice President

Misty Lambert
University Representative

Joshua Bledsoe
Ex-Officio

Carmen Bracey
Ex-Officio

Alycia Thornton
Ex-Officio

Zannah Tyndall
Alumni Intern

Download a printable directory here.