Help Support an Endowment to Honor these Amazing Individuals
A unique program area of the Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation is the opportunity to honor those that have made a significant contribution to the agriculture industry, education, youth and FFA through establishing an endowment.

Endowments can be set up for student scholarships, teachers and programs that benefit FFA or agriculture education. The endowments provide annual support once established. The minimum endowment is $15,000.

The Foundation curently has four endowments we are working on to fully fulfil the requirements to honor these amazing men that made such a contribution to agriculture education and the FFA. To learn more about the endowments visit

If you would like to contribute to any of the endowments below, you can click on the button below and there is an area to identify the endowment. Any type of contrbution makes a positive impact in helping us reach the goals. If you would like more informatin on how to establish an endowment, planned giving or more details on assisting with one of the endowments below, please reach out to Rochell Planty, Executive Director at or call 602-705-9211.
Grab Your Tickets for a Chance at $14,000 in Prizes
Take a chance at winning one of four amazing prizes in the Fundraising for Ag Education Raffle!

  • Grand Prize - John Deere Utility Vehicle valued at $10,000 or a store credit at any Stotz Equipment store in Arizona.
  • 1st Place - $2,500 Stotz Equipment Package
  • 2nd Place - $1,000 shopping spree at NRS (National Roping Supply) store in Arizona or Texas
  • 3rd Place - $500 shopping spree at Osborne Jewelers in Goodyear, AZ

Tickets are $20 each or a pack of six tickets for $100. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Arizona to purchase tickets. Stop by and visit Bales Hay in Buckeye, or Olsen's Grain Stores in Clarkdale, Dewey, Prescott and Chino Valley to pick up your raffle tickets. You can purchase your tickets online as well through

Many FFA Chapters from across Arizona are participating in the raffle to raise funds to support their local program. Be sure and list the chapter you would like to refer on the physcial ticket or the online ticket link to give them credit and help support their fundraiser.

Tickets are available online until noon on February 19th. The winning tickets will be drawn at the 6th annual Blue & Gold Gala on February 19th at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa. For information to attend that event visit
We have already sold more than 100 tickets for the 6th annual Blue & Gold Gala! Don't miss your chance to be a part of "The Biggest Night in Arizona Agriculture", presented by Arizona Farm Bureau and Farm Bureau Financial Services.

We are seeking donations for the silent auction and event sponsorship! The event will be held Saturday, February 19, 2022 at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa.

Join more than 600 attendees for a special evening to support agriculture education and the FFA in Arizona.

Visit for more details on the sponsorship packages. There are more opportunities available this year to support the event!

Do you have a product or service you would like to promote or would like to personally provide a gift or gift card for the silent auction? This is a great way to showcase your products, services or create a fun package to donate. If you would like to make a donation to the silent auction you may complete the silent auction donation submission form.

Be a part of supporting agriculture education and the FFA in Arizona! Grab your tickets early! We sold out a month ahead in 2020!
Foundation Board Feature - Farrah Smith
Buckeye, Arizona witnessed Farrah Smith’s early years. Farrah is an Arizona State University graduate, and currently holds the position of Controller for Ambian & Piazzo Dairies. Farrah has served on the Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation Board for over 3 years, and she has been the organization’s Treasurer since 2019. In addition she serves as the Blue & Gold Gala Chair going on two years and served as co-chair for two years.

“Give back” is Farrah’s motivation to support the Foundation, “I want to give back to the organization that provided me countless opportunities and resources while I was an FFA member. FFA was a large part of many of my successes” she stated.
Farrah feels it is important to support FFA to prepare our future professionals. “By supporting FFA you are ensuring that today’s youth become successful educators, entrepreneurs, leaders, politicians and employees.”

Thank you, Farrah for being a key leader for the Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation. You play a major role behind our success!
Best of Luck Kailee Zimmerman

The Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation wishes Ms. Kailee Zimmerman the best of luck as Arizona's National Officer Candidate. Kailee will be competing in several rounds of the selection process at the upcoming 94th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Seeds for Tomorrow
We have launched a new resource link on our Seeds for Tomorrow page of our website! You can visit and then click on the Planned Giving Information button in the first section to take you to a page filled with incredible content to help you learn more about the options for planned giving. Each week there is also a new tip shared. Don't become overwhelmed, there are gifts anyone can make, gifts that provide income, and gifts that protect assets. Visit the site today to learn more. If you have any questions or would like more information please contact Rochell Planty at 602-705-9211 or
Save the Date for the 6th annual Blue & Gold Gala presented by Arizona Farm Bureau and Farm Bureau Financial. Register today for the event at We already have more than 100 tickets
You don't want to miss the 8th annual Bustin' Clay for FFA Trap Shoot presented by United Right of Way! We had almost 200 participants at this past event. Registration is now open and we already have 4 teams registered. Visit to register for the event or for sponsorship information.
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