Press Release provided by California Dept. of Food and Agriculture
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is accepting proposals for the 2022 California Agriculture Special Interest License Plate (CalAgPlate) grant program. This program projects an estimated $250,000 in grant funding available to promote agricultural education and leadership activities for students at the K-12, post-secondary, and adult education levels.
Proceeds generated through the sales of specialized, agriculture-themed license plates through the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) have made this opportunity available.
Funding is available on a competitive basis for state-adopted Agricultural Education Programs (Education Code Section 52450-52454), government agencies, and non-profit organizations that administer agricultural education programs. The application deadline is Friday, October 7, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. PT.
Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the programs website CDFA.CA.gov/CalAgPlate for detailed application instructions.
The CalAgPlate program has funded more than $1.9 million in youth educational activities since the program’s inception. You can help support agricultural education and the CalAgPlate program by purchasing a special interest license plate at your local DMV office or online today.