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Missouri 4-H clubs and FFA chapters can benefit their local communities through the Building Our American Communities (BOAC) grant program.

The program provides funding to Missouri 4-H clubs and FFA chapters for projects aimed at developing and advancing Missouri's rural communities.

Grants for $500 are awarded to 12 clubs and 12 chapters, two in each of six districts.

Projects must benefit an agricultural community and/or promote community development. Projects can include improvements to existing facilities, grounds or buildings that are used by various groups or organizations in the applicant's community.

Application deadline is Dec. 1, and all projects must be completed by Aug. 1, 2022.