Building Our American Communities (BOAC) Grant Program

Each year, this program provides Missouri 4-H clubs and FFA chapters grants for projects aimed at developing and advancing Missouri’s rural communities. Recipients of the 2016 BOAC program have been chosen. Projects may include improvements to existing facilities, grounds or buildings used by local organizations in the applicant’s community. Past BOAC grant projects have included improvements for local fairgrounds, community vegetable gardens, rural intersections and parks, as well as renovations for damaged and aged public use structures in rural communities, including those used by local 4-H and FFA groups.

BOAC grants of up to $500 have been awarded to Missouri 4-H clubs and FFA chapters to support projects that benefit an agricultural community and/or promote community development. The 2016 BOAC grant recipients are:

FFA Chapter

4-H Clubs

Up to 12, $500 4-H BOAC grants and 12, $500 FFA BOAC grants are awarded annually, two in each of the six districts.

The deadline to submit your 2016 BOAC completion notice is September 1, 2016.