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Large Grant Programs (Research and Education, Research for Novel Approaches, Professional Development) Preproposals due August 6, 2024 by 5 p.m. EST

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Northeast SARE offers the following competitive grant programs:

  • swede midge field research

    Research for Novel Approaches

    Provides funding for applied sustainable agriculture research for which farmer adoption is not yet realistic. (Returning in 2024)

  • Research and Education Grant

    Funds education projects that focus on farmers and changes they make that lead to greater sustainability; projects may included an applied research component. (Returning in 2024)

  • Ag service providers identify pasture plants

    Professional Development Grant

    Funds train-the-trainer projects that increase the knowledge, skills, understanding, and abilities of service providers to teach farmers about sustainable practices and approaches. (Returning in 2024)

  • Farmer Grant

    For commercial farmers who want to test a new idea using a field trial, on-farm demonstration, marketing initiative, or other techniques.

  • Partnership Grant

    For agricultural professionals who want to conduct projects working in direct partnership with farmers.

  • Graduate Student Research Grant

    For graduate students at any Northeast college, university, or veterinary school who want to conduct research on sustainable agriculture topics.