What We Do.

The Illinois Foundation FFA provides financial support for the total FFA program in Illinois. Programs and activities sponsored by the Foundation include:

  • Major State FFA Officer Travel Expenses and Training
  • Section FFA President’s Expenses
  • State FFA Officer Leadership Meetings
  • National FFA Convention Delegate Expenses
  • National FFA Officer Candidate Travel Expenses
  • Leadership Training
    • FFA Leadership Camp
    • FFA Leadership Camp Scholarships
    • STAR Conferences
  • FFA Board of Directors
  • Illinois PAS Incentive
  • Administrative Expenses (operation of the Illinois FFA Center)
  • Awards and Plaques
  • State FFA Convention
  • Beginning Advisors Workshop
  • Illinois FFA Magazine
  • Scholarships and Grants

The Foundation administers several scholarships and grants as follows that benefit Illinois FFA members and chapters.

  • Sam Taylor Memorial Scholarship
  • Sam Taylor Agricultural Education Scholarship
  • J.E. Hill Scholarship
  • Henry County Agriculture Scholarship
  • GROWMARK Scholarship
  • Hiram & Anne Robbins Sibley Scholarship
  • Alliance Pipeline Scholarship
  • International Experience Scholarship
  • Alliance Pipeline Safety and Community Development Grants
  • Methamphetamine Awareness & Prevention Grant