All posts by Ali Baker

Member Photo Contest is Open

Florida Farm Bureau Federation is accepting photos for the 2019 member photo contest. The contest is open to all Florida Farm Bureau members who do not receive a regular income from photography.

Categories for winning photos include On the Farm, Natural Florida and Wildlife and Children, Families and Pets.

Participants have the opportunity to win cash prizes.

The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. on August 9, 2019.

Enter Now!

FFB state office staff and their immediate families are not eligible.

County Action Partnership Program

The Florida Farm Bureau is seeking partnerships with County Farm Bureaus that involve economic, legal or regulatory initiatives. The 2019-2020 County Action Partnership (CAP) Program will provide up to $5,000 funding for approved projects. Successful applicants will be selected by the CAP committee and must be approved by the Florida Farm Bureau Board of Directors. This innovative program has been created to provide financial assistance for County Farm Bureaus interested in implementing projects of significant importance to Florida agriculture.

Download CAP Application

To apply for a CAP grant, please follow the instructions to submit your completed application package (package must not exceed five typed pages and no handwritten applications will be accepted) by the deadline, to Florida Farm Bureau Federation, Attention: Jaime Jerrels, Director, Agricultural Policy Division. The county Farm Bureau president must sign all applications.

Florida Farm Bureau may issue additional requests for funding proposals as determined by the state board of directors. Information about this program may also be obtained by contacting your assistant director of field services.

Florida Farm Bureau reserves the right to provide partial, total or no funding for any project submitted.

Application Packages must consist of:
1.    Application form
2.    Detailed  project description
3.    List of proposed partners
4.    Proposed budget
5.    Expected results
6.    Public Relations component

Applications must be received by November 6, 2020.

The following resources have been developed to help you in  your application planning process:

Request for funding proposal/specific program guidelines
Tip sheet for submitting a CAP grant
Sample of a properly submitted CAP application

We look forward to learning about your project and the benefits it will bring to Florida agriculture.

For questions or to submit your CAP application please email
Jaime Jerrels | 352.384.2654.