The Arizona Pork Council (APC) is offering $100 Classroom Cooking Grants to give teachers the opportunity to bring pork into the classroom. This is the perfect Grant for agriculture and culinary classrooms. Grant funds must be used to purchase pork to utilize with classroom learning.

Eligibility:
• Must be an Arizona Jr High or High School
• Funds must be used to purchase pork to be used in the classroom
• Must use a minimum of one of the Pork in the Classroom Lessons with your students
• Must complete pork lesson and activities in the 2022-2023 School Year
• Must submit your Final Grant Report by May 12, 2023

Application:
• Complete the application by clicking HERE
• Applications must be submitted by October 14th
• Grant Award Winners will be notified by October 31st

Reports:
If you were selected to receive the Classroom Cooking Grant you will be required to submit a Grant Report no later than May 12, 2023.

Lessons and Resources:
Pork in the Classroom Lessons can be found in a google drive folder.

 

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Every individual throughout the pork supply chain has a role in building and maintaining trust in the industry. From facility owners to animal caretakers to drivers who transport hogs, everyone has the responsibility to do his or her part to demonstrate a commitment to responsible pork production. This begins with a pledge to uphold a core set of ethical principles. These principles make clear the industry’s values in food safety, animal well-being, worker safety, community outreach and protection of both the environment and public health.

  • The Arizona Pork Council is pleased to announce that 40 Swine Project Starter Grants have been awarded to FFA and 4-H Youth participating in their first swine project. The APC is honored to offer this $20,000 in grants to encourage youth to be involved in the Swine industry.
  • If you are a recipient of the Swine Project Starter Grant, please be sure to complete the Recipient Survey.
  • Grant recipients should complete the Swine Project Starter Grant Final Report at the completion of their project.

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