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Beef Grant

 “Beef for the Classroom” is a program funded by beef producers through their beef checkoff administered by the Colorado Beef Council.  Started in 2001, this program provides financial support for the use of beef products in senior high school Family and Consumer Science and Catering/ProStart courses. It reinforces lessons about lean beef selection, storage, preparation and nutrition.  The Colorado Beef Council offers free educational materials to teachers to support classrooms.


All Family & Consumer Science programs in Colorado are eligible for the program. 

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Complete this quick application for a Beef Grant here!

Applications closed on September 15th

Reimbursement and Evaluation

Beef Grant monies are reimbursed to the school for the purchase of beef used in class, up to the amount awarded.  Submit the Reimbursement Form to receive a check.  Complete the Evaluation once at the end of the year.

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The Colorado Beef Council offers a variety of resources and links to great content - check them out!

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