Southern SARE On-Farm Research Grant Calls for Proposals Released
GRIFFIN, Georgia -- The Call for Proposals for the 2017 On-Farm Research Grants, intended for agricultural professionals throughout the Southern region, has been released by the Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SSARE) program.
Proposal submission deadline is Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at 5 p.m. EST. Announcement of funded grants will take place in late February 2017.
Agriculture professionals in Cooperative Extension, Natural Resources Conservation Service, universities, NGOs, and government and non-government organizations who regularly work with farmers/ranchers are invited to apply for a grant that affords them the opportunity to conduct on-farm research in sustainable agriculture.
Applicants must work with at least one farmer/rancher on the project to conduct on-farm research in sustainable agriculture.
The On-Farm Research Grants are not intended for farmers/ranchers.
If you are a farmer/rancher and are interested in applying for a grant, refer to the Producer Grant Program. The Call for Proposals for Producer Grants is also currently open.
On-Farm Research Grants may be funded up to two years for a project maximum of $15,000.
For detailed information about how to apply for an On-Farm Research Grant, download the current Call for Proposals.
The Call for Proposals includes application information, use of funds, proposal submission instructions, and contact information. Be sure to carefully follow the information in the Call for Proposals when submitting your grant. Failure to follow the submission guidelines will result in your proposal being rejected.
Visit http://www.southernsare.org for more information.
Published by the Southern Region of the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Southern SARE operates under cooperative agreements with the University of Georgia, Fort Valley State University, and the Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture to offer competitive grants to advance sustainable agriculture in America's Southern region. USDA is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.