SACRAMENTO - September 19, 2016 - The California Department of Food and Agriculture is currently accepting proposals for the 2016 California Agriculture Special Interest License Plate (CalAgPlate) grant program. This program makes available an estimated $257,000 in grant funding to promote agricultural education and leadership activities for students at the K-12, post-secondary, and adult education levels. Proceeds generated through the sales of specialized, agriculture-themed license plates through the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) have made this opportunity available.
Funding is available on a competitive basis for state-adopted Agricultural Education Programs (Education Code Section 52450-52454), government agencies, and non-profit organizations that administer agricultural education programs. The application deadline is October 21, 2016.
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