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  Bend Don’t Break Grant Applications Due By 5:00 p.m. CST Today  
  Riley Wells  1/31/2024 7:00:00 AM  

The Illinois Foundation FFA, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Agriculture and Farm Family Resource Initiative SIU School of Medicine Center for Rural Health and Social Service Development, is offering grants to support an increased awareness of mental health and wellness in your school and/or community. This grant program will provide funds up to $1,000 to support local initiatives. The funds are intended to provide resources to support FFA chapters across Illinois.

To apply for this grant, please click here.

All grant applications are due by 5:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, January 31st.

Recipients will be notified on Thursday, February 15th.

Upon completion of the project, grant recipients will need to provide a summary of their event, including when and what was done as part of the program/events, how many individuals were reached, and a narrative statement on the impact of the event to achieving the goal of increased awareness of mental health and wellness efforts.

Grant summaries are due by 5:00 p.m. CST on Saturday, June 1st.

To learn more about programs/events that meet the requirements for funding, please view the attached document.

To learn more about the resources offered by the SIU School of Medicine's Farm Family Resource Initiative, please click here.

If you have any questions, please contact Riley Wells by emailing or by calling 217-753-3328 ext. 104 at the Illinois FFA Center for assistance.

P.S. Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month?

Riley Wells
Illinois FFA Center
Phone: 217-753-3328 Cell: 618-499-1751
Address: 3221 Northfield Drive, Springfield, IL 62702
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