Invasive Species

January 10, 2014 AFRI Food Security Challenge Area

USDA NIFA. Focusing on food availability and accessibility, this program seeks projects that reduce pre- and post-harvest losses caused by diseases, insects, and weeds in crop and animal production systems. Total funding: ~$6 million. Deadline: June 12, 2014.

March 31, 2011 Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)

USDA NIFA. Addresses key problems of national, regional, and multistate importance in sustaining all components of agriculture. See program synopsis for deadlines, and funding available in specific areas.

June 23, 2011 Critical Issues: Emerging and New Plant and Animal Pests and Diseases

USDA NIFA. Provides one-time seed funding to initiate work requiring immediate attention until longer-term resources can be secured. Total funding: ~$300,000. Deadline: mid-April.

September 27, 2012 Environmental Education Grants

US EPA Office of Environmental Education. Promotes environmental stewardship and helps develop knowledgeable and responsible students, teachers, and citizens. Total funding: ~$2.7 million/yr. Deadline: Feb. 4, 2014.

Environmental Initiative

Laura Jane Musser Fund. Promotes public use of open space that improves a community’s quality of life and public health, while ensuring the protection of healthy, viable and sustainable ecosystems by protecting or restoring habitat for a diversity of plant and animal species. Deadline: Late winter.

February 26, 2013 Extension IPM Coordination and Support Program

USDA NIFA. Helps agricultural producers and other pest managers adopt alternative practices through training, demonstration, and evaluation. Total funding: $8.8 million. Deadline: April 16, 2013 Webinar Briefing: March 4, 2013

Great Lakes Protection Fund

Permanent endowment supports collaborative actions to improve the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem. Preproposals accepted at any time.

August 5, 2013 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

US EPA. Projects are expected to advance protection and restoration of the Great Lakes ecosystem. Total funding: ~$9.5 million. Deadline: August 14, 2013.

November 11, 2013 IPM Partnership Grants Program

Northeastern IPM Center. Projects promote the development and adoption of IPM, address or identify regional priorities, and benefit the northeastern region at large. Total funding: ~$300,000. Deadline: Dec. 5, 2013. Update: Budget form corrected on Nov. 19, 2013

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grants

Numerous grant programs to sustain, restore, and enhance our nation’s fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats.

January 15, 2012 Northeast Regional IPM Competitive Grants Program

Northeastern IPM Center, USDA NIFA. Projects develop pest control tactics, integrate tactics into an IPM system, and extend IPM information to others. Total funding: ~$600,000. Deadlines: May 16, 2013.

Pest Management Alternatives Program (PMAP)

USDA NIFA. Supports the development and implementation of IPM practices, tactics and systems for specific pest problems while reducing human and environmental risks. Total funding: ~$1.4 million in 2011. Deadline: Usually late winter.

May 16, 2013 Regional Integrated Pest Management Centers

USDA NIFA. Promotes the development and implementation of IPM by facilitating collaboration across states, disciplines, and purposes. Total funding: ~$3.8 million. Deadline: May 14, 2012.