Making a major or planned gift is a way to make a difference in the lives of young people for generations to come. These gifts are all unique and customized to suite a donor's needs and wishes. Visit the Planned Giving link below for new information. Shape your own legacy and be a part of helping youth in agriculture!
Establish an FFA endowment with a minimum contribution of $15,000. You can name the endowment and designate how the money should be used. The Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation will use the annual earnings on your contribution.
Contribute to the Arizona Agriculture Education/FFA Foundation by including the Foundation in your will or estate plan.
A gift of appreciated stock eliminates any capital gains tax and allow you to claim an income-tax deduction based on the full market value of long-term securities regardless of their original cost.
You can make a general donation, honor an individual or make a donation in memory of someone
through this link below.
On the morning of Sunday, November 29, 2020, Ismael “Miley” Gonzalez lost his courageous battle with cancer and passed away, peacefully, at the age of 74. He was an active member of the 4H Club and the Arizona FFA and received many awards from both organizations. Passionate about the agriculture industry and agricultural educators Miley made a significant impact on those he encountered. We invite you to read more about Miley in our blog.
Norman L. Knox passed away April 27, 2020. He was extremely committed to the agriculture industry. He farmed cotton, alfalfa, small grains, corn sugar beets and several varieties of native plants from seed for more than 50 years. Norm as many referred to him, was incredibly involved both in and out of the agriculture community serving on many boards. He was particularly proud to support FFA. Norm loved flying and received his private pilot's license in 1957. He served as Regional Director on the Flying Farmer International level.
In 2015 the Dr. Glen Miller Endowment was created in his memory to award a student at the University of Arizona in agriculture education with a scholarship. The Endowment has continued to grow through the years which is close to fulfilling the second scholarship. Glen M. Miller graduated from the University of Arizona, Department of Agricultural Education in 1969. He was hired by Mayer Public Schools to start the Vocational Agriculture Program. In 1981 Dr.. Miller left Mayer to become the Director of the New Teacher Program for the Department of Agricultural Education at the University of Arizona . Read more about Dr. Miller's story https://azffafoundation.org/blog-1/f/dr-glen-m-miller-endowment-scholarship?fbclid=IwAR3Nm-n-yiItiNi-YzSuFdh-D1NzbtMGbJEezky3j8Q540QfgIJjcwO2slg
Kevin Rogers passed away April 13, 2022, in Laveen, Arizona at the age of 61. He attended Littleton Elementary School, Tolleson High School, and The University of Arizona. Kevin met the love of his life, Janel, while managing a tractor dealership next to her father's contracting business and married on July 1, 1989. They raised their children, Taylor, Kevin Jr. and Morgan in Mesa, Arizona while Kevin ran the east valley portion of the Rogers Brother Family Farm. He was an active member in the Arizona Farm Bureau for over 35 years and served as their state president for 14 years. Kevin then worked as the Executive Vice President for the Arizona Cotton Growers. Kevin’s membership in Valley View Bible Church spanned his entire life. He was also a lifetime supporter of the Arizona 4-H Youth Foundation, the Arizona FFA, and the Maricopa County Fair. He was a member of Project CENTRL Class 7. He served on the Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation Board and was very passionate about helping youth in Agriculture.
"The FFA does an outstanding job, together with Agriculture Education, in development of young men and women. Judy and I want to help motivated FFA Students pursue their dreams. Supporting Agriculture Education is also an effective way to develop our next generation of strong leaders, critical to the success of Agriculture and our nation."
Ken and Judy Williams
Arizona Agricultural Education / FFA Foundation
PO Box 5310 Glendale, AZ 85312 | Foundation@azffafoundation.org
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