Currently Open Grant Opportunities

September 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.

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.

July 28, 2015 Partnership Grants

Northeast SARE. Supports agricultural service providers who want to conduct on-farm demonstrations, research, marketing, and other projects with farmers as active cooperators. Total funding: $250,000/yr. Deadline: Oct. 6, 2015.