Currently Open Grant Opportunities

September 28, 2016
Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI)

USDA NIFA. Addresses the critical needs of the specialty crop industry. Grants will support research and extension activities that address key challenges of national, regional, and multi-state importance in sustaining all components of food and agriculture. Total funding: ~$48 million. Deadlines: Nov 15, 2016.

September 6, 2016
Northeastern IPM Partnership Grants Program

Northeastern IPM Center. Three project types (IPM Issues, IPM Working Groups, and IPM Communications) will foster the development and adoption of IPM, address or identify regional priorities, and benefit the northeastern region at large. Total funding: $250,000. Deadline: Nov 15, 2016.

August 28, 2016
North Central IPM Center Working Group Grant Program

North Central IPM Center. Funding is available for working groups based in the North Central region to facilitate the development and adoption of IPM solutions to provide health, environmental, and economic benefits. Funding: Up to $20,000 per working group. Deadline: Nov 18, 2016.

August 25, 2016
Special Projects Grant Program

Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety / UVM Extension. Funding for projects with very clear, near-term outcomes related to regionally important food safety issues among small to medium-sized producers and processors. The projects can be focused on research, education, or both. Total funding: $43,500. Deadline: Nov 15, 2016.

August 17, 2016
Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship Grants

USDA NIFA. Supports training students for Master’s and doctoral degrees in food, agricultural, and natural resource sciences; and Special International Study or Thesis/Dissertation Research Travel Allowances for eligible USDA NNF beneficiaries. Total funding: $3.1 million. Deadline: Oct 11, 2016.

May 16, 2016
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: $130 million. Deadline: Sep 30, 2016.