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Sponsor an FFA Proficiency Award

The FFA Proficiency Award Program honors FFA members who, through their teacher supervised Supervised Agricultural Experiences, have developed specialized skills that they can apply toward their future careers.

Students can compete for awards in 47 areas covering everything from Agricultural Communications to Wildlife Management.
Placement proficiency awards are given to those whose SAEs are related to employment, apprenticeships, or internships at an agribusiness or agriculture-related organization.

Entrepreneurship proficiency awards are given to those whose SAEs are related to ownership of an agribusiness or agriculture-related enterprise.

Proficiency awards are given out at the local, state and national levels. Your gift will help support the state winner travel stipend, plaque and program costs.


 MAKE A $275 GIFT NOW (preferred)

 RECURRING ~ GIVE $275 ($23 a month for 12 months)

 When you enter the secure payment portal, you will be asked to indicate which area you'd like to support. For proficiency awards, you can either pay in full today (preferred), or break up your giving over a 12 month period.

You control your gift through our donor portal. You will create your portal when you make your first recurring gift, and you can modify the gift, or your payment methods at any time. If you prefer to pay by check, you may print this page and mail with a check payable to Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation, PO Box 33455, Phoenix, Arizona 85067.

The following Proficiency Awards are available for sponsorship:
Agricultural Education-Ent/Place
Agricultural Processing-Ent/Place
Agricultural Sales-Placement
Agricultural Services-Ent/Place
Agriscience Research- Animal Systems
Agriscience Research-Food Products & Processing Systems
Agriscience Research-Power Structural & Technical Systems
Beef Production Entrepreneurship
Diversified Crop Production-Entrepreneurship
Diversified Horticulture-Ent/Place
Equine Science-Placement
Food Science & Technology-Ent/Place
Forest Management & Products-Ent/Place
Fruit Production-Ent/Place
Goat Production-Ent/Place
Landscape Management-Ent/Place
Outdoor Recreation-Ent/Place
Small Animal Production & Care
Specialty Animal Production- Ent/Place
Turf Grass Management-Ent/Place
Veterinary Science
(Available awards subject to change. Sponsor one today!)

To become a Proficiency Award donor now, please make your gift today. If you have questions, please contact our Director of Development Neil Schneider at (602) 705-9211 or use the chat bubble in the lower right corner of this site.

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Once you have set up your gift, you can access your donor portal here. DONOR PORTAL.