The Oregon Women for Agriculture Youth Mini Grant Program is an opportunity for students, student organizations, non-profit organizations, classrooms, clubs, etc. located within the state of Oregon to apply for funds to support agriculture related missions or special projects.
2023 Grant Recipients
Congratulations to our 2023 Agriculture Youth Mini Grant Program Recipients
- Ascension School Camp and Conference Center, Cove: outdoor school field trips to woman-owned farms in Union County.
- Banks High School Agriculture Program, Banks: purchasing materials to establish a classroom cavy project for use in Companion Animal Science and Vet Science courses.
- Catalyst High School, Newberg: funds from OWA will help the development of a garden which will be the center of the hands-on learning style classroom.
- Community Roots School, Silverton: continuation of large school garden’s consumable needs like seeds, compost, chicken and duck feed, tools and materials for educational projects.
- Dufur School, Dufur: the purchase of materials for 6-12th grade students to build raised garden beds for K-5th grade classes.
- Elgin School District, Elgin: purchase of raised beds for produce production in district greenhouses.
- Future Involvement in Agriculture, Klamath Community College: funds for agriculture field trips for Klamath Community College students to engage in industry and learn of career opportunities.
- Kalmiopsis Elementary School, Brookings: revival of a Monarch Butterfly Garden to support classroom lessons about the importance of pollinators.
- Klamath County Extension, Klamath Falls: development of three insect collections to be used as teaching aids for 4-H/FFA, Master Gardeners and Klamath Community College students.
- Muddy Creek Charter School, Corvallis: repair and improvement of outdoor learning spaces, specifically improvements to their chicken coop and sprinklers for summer watering needs.
- Reynolds High School, Portland: field trips and an egg incubator for a new Agriculture Science class.
- Sauvie Island School, Portland: the addition of climate control amenities for greenhouses to enable year-round vegetable production.
- Springwater Environmental Sciences School, Oregon City: the purchase of five new wheelbarrows for use by students in their school garden.
Mini Grant Information
The Oregon Women for Agriculture- Agriculture Youth Mini Grant Program is now closed. We anticipate the next funding cycle to be open in May 2024. You may review the grant guidelines below and submit your contact information for notification when the program is accepting applications.