2020 Compeer Financial &
Agricuture in the Classroom-IL, MN, & WI
MORE for Agriculture Grant Application
Compeer Financial, working with Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin Agriculture in the Classroom programs, is offering a classroom set of The Hungry Planet books by Peter Menzel to 50 classrooms in each participating state. Companion education al lessons and resources will accompany the books.
Projects should focus on integrating agriculture into a variety of curriculum areas.
As part of the grant, a 3-hour training in July 2020 is required.
Illinois training dates: July 21 & July 22 - location TBD
Minnesota training dates: TBD
Wisconsin training dates: July 2 & July 13 - location TBD
Grade 7 - 12 teachers
April 10, 2020 - Grant applications due
May 22, 2020 - Grant recipients announced
July 2020 - Attend mandatory grant implementation training
September-November 2020 - Classroom implementation
December 2020 - Grant reports due