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Northeast SARE offers six competitive grant programs as follows.

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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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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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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.