Youth Agriculture Education
The program stream supports the development and delivery of effective agriculture education programs that are science-based, topic-driven, curricular-linked and help students use critical thinking to engage in meaningful and informed conversations about issues that affect public trust in agriculture.
Eligible activities include:
The development of new agriculture education programs, or the expansion or adaptation of existing agriculture education programs aimed at kindergarten to grade 12 students. See Funding List.
Am I eligible for this program?
Eligible applicants include:
An agricultural group registered under the Societies Act
A commodity group
A university or college*
A school district*
An incorporated not-for-profit organization*, or
A recognized (as determined by the Minister) form of rural municipal government in Alberta, including a Municipal District (including a County and Hamlet), a Special Area, a Specialized Municipality or an Improvement District.*
*Please note that any non-agriculture industry groups require collaboration with and support from the agriculture industry.
How do I apply for this program?
There will be at least 2 submission deadlines per year for this program.
The first application submission deadline is scheduled for Friday, June 29th for projects that will begin in the 2018-19 fiscal year.
The second application submission deadline is tentatively scheduled for Friday, September 28th for projects that will begin in the fall/winter of the 2018-19 fiscal year. **Please check this website regularly for submission deadline updates**
The third application submission deadline is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, November 15th for projects that will begin in the 2019-2020 fiscal year. **Please check this website regularly for submission deadline updates**
All applicants should be notified of the status of their application within six to eight weeks of the application submission deadline.
Applications must be submitted electronically to email@example.com or by mail to:
CAP Public Trust – Youth Agriculture Education Program
302, 7000-113th St NW
Edmonton, AB T6H 5T6
Application submissions MUST INCLUDE:
The completed Application Questions
A completed Appendices file, which includes the Budget Template
A completed Applicant Information Form
Any other supporting documentation
If you have questions about the application process, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 310-FARM (3276).
Public Trust Program Guiding Principles
Alberta’s agriculture and agri-food industries are committed to producing products that are environmentally, economically and socially sustainable.
Alberta’s agriculture and agri-food industries are committed to producing safe, nutritious food.
The diversity of Alberta’s agriculture and agri-food industries is respected, as all members have a role in the sustainable production of products for Albertans, Canadians and the world.
Alberta’s agriculture and agri-food industries strive to be sustainable and efficient in the face of emerging challenges.
Alberta’s agriculture and agri-food industries are diversifying Alberta’s economy through innovation, leading-edge research and investment in new technologies.
Alberta’s diverse agriculture and agri-food industries offer challenging and rewarding career options.
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