Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association of Texas
The Association informs agriculture teachers about the latest agricultural education practices, encourages higher standards of teaching agriculture and provides agriculture education a unified voice in the state legislature.

Association for Career & Technical Education
The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. This area offers information about the history, mission and structure of ACTE, as well as details on our annual awards program.


National Association of Agricultural Educators
Professionals providing agricultural education for the global community through visionary leadership, advocacy and service.

AAFCS strives to improve the quality and standards of individual and family life by providing educational programs, influencing public policy, and through communication. AAFCS members work to empower individuals, strengthen families, and enable communities.

American Meat Science Association
The American Meat Science Association is a non-profit scientific professional society focusing on the science of meat safety, production and more.

American Diabetes Association
The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes.

Family & Consumer Sciences Teachers Association of Texas
Formed in 1963, we are the only professional organization dedicated solely to representing family and consumer sciences teachers in Texas.

Career & Technology Association of Texas
The Career & Technology Association of Texas, on behalf of career and technical educators in Texas, promotes quality instructional partnerships with business and industry to successfully prepare every student for the challenges of postsecondary education, a globally competitive workplace and active citizenship.

Texas Industrial Vocational Association
TIVA goals and strategies are to provide members with the best education and personal benefits enriching lives, as well as promoting leadership for educators in the knowledge and development of Trade and Industrial Education.

California Agricultural Teachers Association
For the past eighty years, the California Agricultural Teachers' Association has contributed greatly to the success of agricultural education efforts in California and beyond. This success can be attributed to the dedication of purpose, self-sacrifice, and vision shared by those involved in this tremendous profession.

National Association of Supervisors Agricultural Education
The NASAE is a professional organization established to provide members with information essential for planning and conducting quality agricultural education programs.


Texas FFA Foundation
FFA is a dynamic student-led leadership development organization for students of agricultural education. The FFA changes lives and prepares students for premier leadership, personal growth and career success.

National FFA Organization
The National FFA Organization is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

New Mexico FFA Association (also including New Mexico Agricultural Education Teachers Association)
Oklahoma FFA Foundation
Alabama FFA Foundation
Kentucky FFA Foundation

Texas Tech University- Department of Animal and Food Science
Texas Tech University-College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Sam Houston State University-Dr. Billy Harrell Endowment Fund-Dept. of Agricultural Sciences
Tarleton State University-College of Agriculture & Human Sciences
Texas Tech Athletics
Texas A&M University-Deptartment of Animal Science
Texas Tech University-College of Education


United Way
The Lubbock Area United Way is in the business of creating meaningful and tangible impact in our community. We help bring the community together to look at the most urgent needs and do whatever it takes to improve lives.

Susan G. Komen Foundation
Susan G. Komen for the Cure is fighting every minute of every day to finally, once and for all, finish what we started and achieve our vision of a world without breast cancer.

Southwestern Livestock Show & Exposition
The Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show (also the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo) has a mission to advance education by providing learning opportunities as an ongoing part of Stock Show events, and by funding research grants and scholarship endowments at a variety of educational institution.