Winter 2020
Online Now:
2019 Annual Report  
 
Find the 2019 Wisconsin FFA and Wisconsin FFA Foundation Annual Report online at the link below: 
 
 
Chapter Grants Now Available
 
The Wisconsin FFA Foundation has opened the application period for the 2020 Chapter Grants. Five opportunities are available to FFA chapters around the state due to generous funding from Foundation sponsors.
 
The Foundation’s 2020 Chapter Grant Program is available in these categories: AgCountry Chapter Grant, Bethany L. Rieth Memorial Community Service, Burton H. Morris Chapter Grant, Food for America, and WAXX/Wisconsin Farm Report Network with Pam Jahnke Convention Grant.
 
To be eligible for a 2020 Wisconsin FFA Foundation Chapter Grant, FFA chapters must be in good standing with the Wisconsin Association of FFA and submit a completed application to the Wisconsin FFA Foundation by March 22, 2020. 
 
The application can be found online at wisconsinaged.org/ffa/scholarships-and-grants.
 
A full press release with grant details is at this link
 
National FFA Week: Feb. 22-29
 
 
 
Be a part of the Wisconsin FFA Officer Team's FFA Week activities on their Facebook page! 
Click here to follow along. 
Executive Director John HromyakDear Troy,
 
On behalf of Wisconsin FFA, Happy 2020! We hope your year is off to a great start, whether you're enjoying the snow or avoiding it altogether!
 
Either way, the second half of the 2019-2020 academic year is already underway for Wisconsin Ag Ed and FFA. Students have been back in their classrooms, continued developing and advancing their Supervised Agricultural Experience projects, and joined their peers in FFA competitions and conferences. In each component of our students’ education, YOU have been there with them as a sponsor, donor, and friend of FFA. Thank you!
 
Just in the last month, we released our 2019 Annual Report, highlighting award winners and celebrating the 90th anniversary of Wisconsin FFA. We hope you enjoy these features and updates, and look forward to sharing more stories of student achievement throughout the year.
 
As we eagerly look forward to spring, summer, and all that our growing season entails, it’s important to pause and plan for a successful year. At the Foundation, that means setting goals to meet the needs of our students, our agriculture educators, and our community of supporters. With your investment and engagement, I know we’ll accomplish this together.
 
Thank you again for joining us in our mission – enjoy the updates below!
 
John Hromyak 
Executive Director, Wisconsin FFA Foundation
608-831-5058x3
 
Scholarship Applications Due March 22
 
The Wisconsin FFA Foundation is now accepting applications from eligible Wisconsin Association of FFA members for its 2019-20 Post-Secondary Scholarships.
 
The application can be found online at wisconsinaged.org/ffa/scholarships-and-grants. All applications are to be postmarked by March 22, 2020, addressed to the Wisconsin FFA Foundation office.
 
The Wisconsin FFA Foundation's 2020 scholarships are generously provided by the following companies, individuals, and endowed funds:
  • Matthew D. Anderson Endowment Fund
  • ANIMART, Inc. Endowment
  • Badger State Ethanol
  • Harold and Geneva Beals Endowment
  • Walter and Delores Bjoraker Endowment
  • Blain’s Farm and Fleet
  • Chippewa Valley Bean
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Arnold and Katherine Cordes Endowment
  • Culver Franchising System, Inc.
  • Richard & Peggy Daluge Endowment
  • Karl & Ruth Drye, in honor of Ken Allen
  • Elstad Brothers Endowment
  • Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association
  • Farmer Community Giving, Organic Valley
  • Dean P. and Mary Elstad Gagnon Endowment
  • GROWMARK
  • Keith Gundlach
  • Kenneth K. Heideman Endowment
  • Gordon Iverson Endowment
  • Rodney Kittelsen Endowment
  • Robert and Herta Laatsch Family Endowment
  • Lee Foundation
  • Virgil and Ann Martinson Endowment
  • Louis M. Sasman of the Kiwanis Club of Downtown Madison Endowment
  • Bernie and Marty Staller Endowment
  • Star Blends
  • John and Hattie Van Wychen Endowment
  • Wisconsin Agri-Business Association
  • Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association
  • Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation
  • WPS Farm Show Food Vendors
For more information, please contact the Wisconsin FFA Foundation via phone at 608-831-5058 or email at: info@wisconsinffafoundation.org.
 Support WI FFA @ the 15th Silent Auction
 
 
 
Date: March 31-April 2, 2020
Place: EAA Grounds in Oshkosh
 
Donate items for the three-day silent auction held in Hangar B at the WPS Farm Show, or be sure to stop by and bid during the event!
 
All proceeds benefit the Wisconsin FFA Foundation. For more information, or to donate an auction item, use this link
 
Sign Up for Summer Events! 
 
 
 
Date:
June 17, 2020
 
Location:
Alliant Energy Center
Madison, Wisconsin
 
Reach thousands of students, teachers, parents and ag leaders at the FFA Convention Expo! 
                 
 Register Here by April 30!  
 
 
 
 
Northwest (Wild Ridge in Eau Claire):
Monday, July 13
 
Northeast (New Nine-Hole Event in Seymour):
Tuesday, July 14
 
Southern (Pleasant View in Middleton):
Monday, July 27
 
Learn more about sponsorship opportunities and registration details at this link! 
 
 
 
Contact the Foundation Staff
 
Executive Director - John Hromyak
608-831-5058 x3
 
Marketing Coordinator - Jen Bradley
608-831-5058 x2 
 
Operations Manager - Carolyn Rozell
608-831-5058 x1

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