Beef for the Classroom Grant Program

New York Beef Council is excited to bring this program to our middle and high school teachers. Every year, teachers apply to have their beef purchases for classroom use reimbursed. Schools may be reimbursed up to $100 for beef purchases within reasonable limits related to class size and cut of beef purchased.

Who can apply?

  • Family and Consumer Teachers
  • Ag Science Teachers
  • Health Education Teachers
  • FFA Teachers
  • Other teachers who teach Math, English, World Languages etc through beef cooking and beef nutrition curriculum in the classroom. 

 What do teachers say about the program?

"My students really enjoyed and learned a lot from this lesson. The majority of my students had never made a burger on their own and had only eaten fast food burgers. I know that they not only learned how to safely store, properly cook, and work together but also were given the knowledge to go to the store and pick out beef (different cuts not just ground beef) with confidence and prepare it. This is a huge achievement for my students! Thank you." -Angela Turck, teacher at Fulton City School District

"This was a fantastic opportunity for our students. Four of my classes used the beef to make Beef and Barley Soup and two of my classes used the beef to make Confetti Tacos. I made a PowerPoint slideshow of all the students working hard on making the recipes..running during our 5th and 6th period lunches for all student to see how we used the Beef Grant. The students took great pride in their cooking abilities! Thank you very much for your donation to our school!" - Katherine Hobaica, teacher at Waterville School District

Interested in more details about the program? Check out the guidelines.
Applying is easy! Head over here

Complete your online evaluation here or print and fax or mail a copy here.




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