NextGen ag grant application cycle open

Great Plains Max-Chisel is an innovative soil tool with Implement Command. (Courtesy photo.)

Applications are now accepted for the 2024 round of the NextGen leadership grants, which provide funding to programs that support the next generation in agriculture through scholarships, career development and other training opportunities.

Grant funding is available to agricultural organizations and educational institutions that support leadership opportunities for people going into the broad and diverse agricultural industry.

Programs qualifying for Next-Gen Ag Leadership grants must help lead people into careers in the food and agriculture industry and help prepare them to become leaders of tomorrow. Applications will be accepted from agricultural organizations and educational institutions that can show their proposed programs meet one or more of Colorado Department of Agriculture’s strategic program priorities.

Applications are accepted digitally until 5 p.m. May 2 at A CDA committee will review the applications, and winning applicants will be notified by June 3.