The Maryland Agriculture Council began awarding educational grants to organizations in 2001, for the purposing of expanding its mission to promote Maryland agriculture.Hundreds of applications have been received through the years with outstanding creative and unique programs being done on a local level.

2024-2025 Grant Opportunities

The mission of the Maryland Agriculture Council, Inc. is to promote Maryland Agriculture and to educate the public on its importance. The Council is committed to ensuring and promoting a viable agriculture industry in Maryland under the leadership of a board of directors representing the broad scope of agriculture.

Click below to download a copy of the Maryland Agriculture Council Educational Grant Program Guidelines and a Grant Application. If you are interested, please complete the attached application and email with supporting material to by September 30, 2024. Please note “MAC Grant Application” in the subject line of the email.

Applications received will be reviewed by the grants committee and honorees approved by the Council board. Notification emails will be sent in December and the grant awards will be distributed at the 55th Taste of Maryland Agriculture on February 6, 2025.