Grants


Upcoming Grant Deadlines

April 13, 2021: Partnership Grant Proposals

April 27, 2021: Graduate Student Research Grant Proposals

August 3, 2021: Research and Education Grant Preproposals (invited full proposals: October 26, 2021)

August 3, 2021: Research for Novel Approaches Grant Preproposals (invited full proposals: October 26, 2021)

August 3, 2021: Professional Development Grant Preproposals (invited full proposals: October 26, 2021)

November 16, 2021: Farmer Grant Proposals

Which grant program is the best fit for my project?

Visit our grant comparison chart to take a quick side-by-side look at our grant programs.


Northeast SARE offers six competitive grant programs as follows.

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Farmer Grant Program

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

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Graduate Student Research Grant Program

For students enrolled in a graduate program at a Northeast accredited college, university, or veterinary school who want to research key topics in sustainable agriculture. 

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Professional Development Grant Program

This grant program funds train-the-trainer projects that increase the knowledge, skills, understanding, and abilities of agricultural service providers to teach farmers about sustainable practices and approaches.

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Research and Education Grant Program

This grant program funds projects with or without an applied research component that result in farmers gaining knowledge and skills they can apply to make verifiable changes that lead to greater sustainability.

Funded Projects

To learn about projects that Northeast SARE has funded in the past, you can view project reports through SARE’s national projects database.