Beef for the Classroom Program 2016-2017
“Beef for the Classroom” is a grant 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 junior and senior high school Family and Consumer Science and Catering/ProStart courses or other classes in which beef is cooked. It reinforces lessons about lean beef selection, storage, preparation and nutrition. The Colorado Beef Council offers free educational materials to teachers and supports the website www.beeflessons.com to provide additional resources for you (under construction).
NEW Format for Beef Grant
After a lot of analysis and a headache or two, the Beef
Grant allocation is changing to remove the per-school maximum and adding a new
Here is an example on how to define a class:
Bobby Flay and his friends all go to your school. Bobby enrolls in your class. He should receive the benefit of the Beef Grant during his class. This is really the premise behind how the money is going to be allocated to schools for the Beef Grant. How many beef cookery classes do you teach each year?
Reimbursement Process – Deadlines
Complete Reimbursement Request Form each time you submit receipts for reimbursement. You can send in receipts when it is easiest for you. Please don't overwhelm our accountant with monthly requests, but you can send them in throughout the year. Checks will be sent reimbursing the $$ amount up to the original granted amount.
Complete Evaluation Form before May 1, 2017.
Application Form - application deadline has passed.
Reimbursement Request - click here
Evaluation Form - click here
For more information contact:
Colorado Beef Council
303-867-2302 • 303-830-7896 fax