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SAE Grants

The 2022 SAE Grant Application is now available!

The Wisconsin FFA Foundation provides funding to Wisconsin FFA members for Supervised Agricultural Experiences (SAE) to help start or expand SAE projects. The 2022 SAE application is only available online! Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM CST on Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Application resources
Submission Instructions & General Grant Information
Budget Spreadsheet
Scoring Rubric
SAE Application Layout
WI FFA SAE Site
National FFA SAE Site

Advisor Statement:
Advisors are required to submit an approval form for each student submitting an SAE grant application. Please remember that this form is in lieu of the recommendation page in the paper form and is important in establishing both the eligibility and the need of the applicant. Students missing advisor approval forms will not be eligible for an SAE grant. The approval form is available in Excel and PDF formats and must be submitted via your official school email address to awards@wisconsinffafoundation.org no later than Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Questions? Email awards@wisconsinffafoundation.org
 

Chapter Grants

Thank you to all Advisors who submitted applications and congratulations to those who were awarded grants!

We are happy to announce the chapters that have been awarded Chapter Grants:

Congratulations to Adams-Friendship FFA Chapter and Wisconsin Dells FFA Chapter!
  • (Adams County) - Burton H. Morris Chapter Grant
    • Available to FFA programs with land base in Adams County. No program restrictions.
Congratulations to Granton FFA Chapter and Throp FFA Chapter!
  • (AgCountry) - AgCountry Chapter Grant
    • Unrestricted program/project funding for chapters located in AgCountry Farm Credit Service area.
      • Eligible chapters include: Abbotsford, Almond-Bancroft, Amherst, Antigo, Athens, Auburndale, Colby, DC Everest, Edgar, Gilman, Granton, Greenwood, Loyal, Marathon, Marshfield, Medford, Merrill, Mosinee, Neillsville, Owen-Withee, Pittsville, Tri-County, Rosholt, Spencer, Stanley-Boyd, Stevens POint, Stratford, Thorp, Wausau East, Wausau West, Wisconsin Rapids - Lincoln
Congratulations to Blair-Taylor FFA Chapter and Stevens Point FFA Chapter!
  • (Community Service) - Bethany L. Rieth Memorial Community Service
    • To support chapters in completing meaningful service projects that make a difference in their community.
Congratulations to Riverdale FFA Chapter!
  • (Food for America) - Food for America
    • Activities to inform and educate about food systems, production and healthy choices.
This long-thriving program continues to support Wisconsin Association of FFA chapter activities that enrich and better their members and communities. The Wisconsin FFA Foundation is grateful and extends a thank you to the donors who continue to dedicate financial resources to Chapter Grants each year. These sponsors make possible many unique projects and special opportunities for Wisconsin FFA chapters and members. 

Questions may be directed to awards@wisconsinffafoundation.org

 

Scholarships

The Foundation is thankful to the generous industry and individual donors who make the scholarship program possible through annual and endowment contributions. With their support, the Wisconsin FFA Foundation has awarded nearly $34,000 in post-secondary scholarships to 37 Wisconsin FFA members from 30 chapters. Congratulations to those listed below and thank you to all who applied.

Chad Achenbach, Prairie du Chien FFA -- Star Blends Scholarship
Crystal Anhalt, Mishicot FFA -- Louis M. Sasman of the Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison Endowment Scholarship
Samantha Anhalt, Mishicot FFA -- Wisconsin Agri-Business Association Scholarship
Luis Avila Vette, Watertown FFA -- Dean P. and Mary Elstad Gagnon Endowment Scholarship
Emma Bangart, Marshfield FFA -- Kenneth K. Heideman Endowment Scholarship
Brittany Bauer, Marshfield FFA -- Kenneth K. Heideman Endowment Scholarship
Faith Beining, Marshfield FFA -- Kenneth K. Heideman Endowment Scholarship
Olivia Davis, Sauk Prairie FFA -- Edward E. Kruse Memorial Scholarship
Casey Denk, Mondovi FFA -- Wisconsin Agri-Business Association Scholarship
Claire Duch, New London FFA -- WI Rural Opportunities Foundation Scholarship
Connor Esch, Union Grove FFA -- Matthew D. Anderson Endowment Scholarship
Kaylee Ferfecki, Pulaski FFA -- Harold and Geneva Beals Endowment Scholarship
Rose Gillis, New Richmond FFA -- Rodney Kittelsen Endowment Scholarship
Kendra Goplin, Whitehall FFA -- Bernie and Marty Staller Endowment Scholarship
Jenna Gries, Valders FFA -- Elstad Brothers Endowment Scholarship
Emma Hamilton, Adams-Friendship FFA -- WI Rural Opportunities Foundation Scholarship
Ethan Jackowski, Big Foot FFA -- Dr. Rick and Peggy Daluge Scholarship
Loretta Klecker, Dodgeland FFA -- Keith Gundlach Scholarship
Brekken Kulig, Whitehall FFA -- Robert Wohlford Memorial Scholarship Scholarship
Emma Leis, Cashton FFA -- Farmer Community Giving, Organic Valley Scholarship
Mary Lewandowski, Wittenberg-Birnamwood FFA -- GROWMARK Scholarship
Hope Lockstaedt, Slinger FFA -- Dr. Gordon J. Iverson Endowment Scholarship
Samantha Martin, Granton FFA -- Case IH & CNH Industrial Capital Scholarship
Izzi Mason, Cashton FFA -- Blain's Farm and Fleet Scholarship
Deidra Meyer, Amery FFA -- Walter and Delores Bjoraker Endowment Scholarship
Ainsley Noble, Platteville FFA -- Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association Scholarship
Cameron Pokorny, Waupun FFA -- Arnold and Katherine Cordes Endowment Scholarship
Kayla Reed, Pulaski FFA -- Badger State Ethanol Scholarship
Madison Russell, Shullsburg FFA -- Armor Animal Health Endowment Scholarship
Kylee Sebranek, River Valley FFA -- GROWMARK Scholarship
Michelle Stangler, Watertown FFA -- Keith Gundlach Scholarship
Heidi Strey, Osseo Fairchild FFA -- Wisconsin Agri-Business Association Scholarship
Benjamin Styer, Menomonie FFA -- Blain's Farm and Fleet Scholarship
Lashawna Vogel, Denmark FFA -- Chippewa Valley Bean Scholarship
Hannah Wieczorek, Baraboo FFA -- Virgil and Ann Martinson Endowment Scholarship
Randall Winch, Fennimore FFA -- Matthew D. Anderson Endowment Scholarship
Katie Zimmer, Flambeau FFA -- Wisconsin Agri-Business Association Scholarship

Questions may be directed to info@wisconsinffafoundation.org.