Proceeds generated through the sales of specialized, agriculture-themed license plates through the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) have made this opportunity available.
“The CalAgPlate program provides a continuous stream of investment into agricultural education,” said CDFA Secretary Karen Ross. “This program would not be possible without the thousands of individuals who have purchased CalAgPlates and continue to support quality agricultural education for our youth and young professionals interested not only in farming, but the diversity of our agricultural sector.”
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 26, 2015.
For further information and grant application materials, please visit: www.cdfa.ca.gov/calagplate
You can help support agricultural education and the CalAgPlate program by purchasing a special interest license plate at your local DMV office or online today.■