Northeast SARE offers the following competitive grant programs:
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.
Research and Education Grant
Funds education projects with or without an applied research component that focus on farmers and changes they make that lead to greater sustainability.
Research for Novel Approaches
Provides funding for applied sustainable agriculture research for which farmer adoption is not yet realistic.
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.
For commercial farmers who want to test a new idea using a field trial, on-farm demonstration, marketing initiative, or other techniques.