Below is a list of grants AAFCS is offering for 2020. Unless indicated otherwise in the guidelines linked below, the due date is January 13, 2020.  Please contact if you have any questions.

Excellence in Extension Grant

The Excellence in Extension Grant is coordinated by AAFCS and the  AAFCS Community of Extension as of 2019. The grant provides seed money for programs designed to enhance the well-being of families, to expand the Cooperative Extension program initiatives and support the work of AAFCS. Creative and innovative Cooperative Extension research, demonstration, or staff development proposals that address both the current and relevant issues in AAFCS or Extension are invited.

Proposals must address how the project contributes to increasing public knowledge of family and consumer sciences and its value to society and expanding the body of knowledge related to family and consumer sciences.

Amount: $5,000

Due Date:  January 13, 2020

Guidelines - Read these first!
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Closed Grants for 2019/2020

AAFCS is excited to have partnered on this initiative and will be sharing the names of grantees soon!

Closed Grants awarded in 2019:

American Heart Association's (AHA) Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 community nutrition program grants

The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences is proud to implement the Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 community nutrition program, an initiative led by Aramark and the American Heart AssociationHealthy for Life® is a registered trademark of Aramark.