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Youth Agriculture Education


Terms and Conditions

Applicant Information Form

Funding List

Application Questions

Program Summary


Program purpose

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.

An overview of the program can be found in the Program Summary with further details in the Public Agriculture Literacy Funding List and the Terms and Conditions

How do I apply for this program?

Submission deadlines will be in April and November of each year, with the exact date to be confirmed below.

· The next application submission deadline is TBD

**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 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

· At least one quote (preferable two) for any contractor services that are part of your application

· Any other supporting documentation

If you have questions about the application process, please contact us by email at 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.

For more information

Karen Carle

Phone: 403-340-5339


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Program Contact

Karen Carle

Phone: 403-340-5339


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