Currently Open Grant Opportunities

May 18, 2015 Community IPM Projects

NYS IPM Program. Supports IPM programs in the community, including school buildings, grounds and curriculum; structures; street trees; residential landscapes; golf courses; lawns; parks and rights-of-ways. Funding: Up to $8,000 per project. Deadline: May 29, 2015.

May 11, 2015 Funds Distribution Program for Pesticide Safety Education Programs

EPA. The Office of Pesticide Programs is soliciting applications from organizations to distribute funds to established, federally recognized Pesticide Safety Education Programs. Funds will be distributed for fiscal years 2015 through 2019. Total funding: $5 million. Deadline: Jun 22, 2015.

February 23, 2015 AFRI Water for Agriculture Challenge Area

USDA NIFA. Addresses critical water resources issues such as drought, excess soil moisture, flooding, quality and others in an agricultural context. Total funding: ~$30 million. Letter of intent due: Apr 9, 2015. Application due: Jul 16, 2015.

February 23, 2015 AFRI Climate Variability and Change

USDA NIFA. Supports activities that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase carbon sequestration in agricultural and forest production systems, and prepare the nation’s agriculture and forests to adapt to variable climates. Total funding: ~$5 million. Deadline: Jun 4, 2015.

February 23, 2015 AFRI Foundational Program

USDA NIFA. Supports research grants in the six AFRI priority areas to build foundational knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. Total funding: $116 million. Deadline: Sep 30, 2015.

February 4, 2015 AFRI Food Security Challenge Area

USDA NIFA. Focused on developing more sustainable, productive, and economically viable plant and animal production systems. Total funding: ~$16 million. Letter of intent due: April 2, 2015. Application due: June 4, 2015.