The Kansas FFA Foundation serves as a supporting arm for the Kansas FFA Association. In doing so, the Kansas FFA promotes youth leadership and career development, primarily in the agriculture industry. The Foundation funds programs, awards scholarships, authors grants and directs other recognitions and community partnerships as directed by the Kansas FFA Board of Trustees.
2014 Fast Facts:
*Kansas FFA has 8,800+ members and 209 teachers in 176 schools
*The Kansas FFA Foundation awarded over $80,000 in scholarships in 2013
*Nationally, 30% of members live on farms, 40% live in rural, non-farm homes, and 30% live in urban areas
*FFA focuses on agriculture education, leadership development and practical, hands-on experience to prepare young people to excel in the workforce!
*There are FFA chapters in 1 out of every 4 public high schools in the U.S.