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Missouri Department of Agriculture ‘Building Our American Communities’ Grant

The Building Our American Communities grant from the Missouri Department of Agriculture winners include two organizations in Caldwell County.   Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn announced that 16 youth groups from across Missouri were awarded grants.  This includes eight local chapters of the National FFA Organization and eight Missouri 4-H clubs, who will use the funds for their community service projects this year.

Each of the 2022 awardees will receive $500 toward their projects, which may include upgrades or additions to existing facilities, grounds or buildings, such as fairgrounds, parks or community centers used by local organizations.

This year’s local winners include:   Polo FFA in Caldwell County and the Polo Trailblazers 4-H in Caldwell County

4-H clubs and FFA chapters awarded grants this year must complete their projects no later than August 1st.