Currently Open Grant Opportunities

October 29, 2015
Northeastern IPM Partnership Grants Program

Northeastern IPM Center. Projects foster the development and adoption of IPM, address or identify regional priorities, and benefit the northeastern region at large. Total funding: $300,000. Deadline: Dec 1, 2015.

October 28, 2015
Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI)

USDA NIFA seeks applications for projects to address 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: Dec 3, 2015.

September 28, 2015
Outreach and Education, Technical Assistance, and Financial Education for FSA Programs, Functions, and Activities

USDA Farm Service Agency. Supports nonprofits and public higher education institutions to improve farmer education on topics such as financial training, value-added production, recordkeeping, property inheritance, and crop production practices. Total funding: $2,500,000. Deadlines: 11/20/15, 1/22/16, 3/18/16, 5/27/16.

September 10, 2015
Specialty Crop Multi-State Program

USDA AMS. Funds state departments of agriculture to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops by funding collaborative, multi-state projects that address food safety, plant pests and disease, research, crop-specific issues, and marketing and promotion. Total funding: $3 million. Deadline: Jan. 14, 2016.