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Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)

Eligible States US/Federal
Type Grant
Area of Interest Agriculture
Description

The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture sponsors this grant program with the goal of assisting farmers in adopting sustainable agricultural practices to improve profits, protect the environment, and enhance quality of life. Grants are available in the following areas:

  • Research and Education Grants range from $100,000 to $300,000 to fund projects that usually involve scientists, producers, and others in an interdisciplinary approach.
  • Professional Development Grants are designed to educate extension staff and other agriculture professionals about sustainable concepts and practices.
  • Producer Grants target funding of between $1,000 and $15,000 to support farmers and ranchers in conducting research, undertaking marketing and demonstration projects, and to share results.

Regional SARE programs may offer other types of grants.

Eligible Organizations Livestock Producer
How to Apply The SARE program works primarily through competitive grants that are administered by four regions, each with its own requests for proposals and application deadlines.
For More Information http://www.sare.org/grants/index.htm Exit EPA Disclaimer
Primary Contact Rob Hedberg
USDA
Stop 2223
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-2223
(202) 720-5384
rhedberg@nifa.usda.gov

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