Currently Open Grant Opportunities

November 7, 2018
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 multistate importance in sustaining all components of food and agriculture. Total funding: $80 million. Deadlines: Dec. 10, 2018.

September 17, 2018
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, 2018.

September 3, 2018
Western IPM Center Competitive Grant Program

Western IPM Center. Grant funding is available to PDs located in the western region for project initiation, work groups, outreach and implementation, IPM planning documents, and special issues projects. Funding: up to $30,000, depending on project type. Deadline: Dec. 7, 2019.

September 3, 2018
Southern Region IPM Center Enhancement Grants

Southern IPM Center. Funding is available for project directors based in the southern region for projects of the following types: Seed, Capstone, and IPM Working Groups. Funding: Up to $30,000 per project. Deadline: Nov. 16, 2018.

September 3, 2018
North Central IPM Center Working Group Grant Program

North Central IPM Center. Funding is available for working groups and critical issues 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 $50,000 per project, or $20,000 per working group. Deadline: Nov. 16, 2018.

May 29, 2018
AFRI Foundational Program

USDA NIFA. Supports grants in the six AFRI priority areas to continue building a foundation of knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. Total funding: $182 million. Deadline: varies by program.

Conservation Stewardship Program

USDA NRCS. Encourages producers to address resource concerns by undertaking additional conservation activities and improving, maintaining, and managing existing conservation activities. Deadline: Ongoing.

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

USDA NRCS. Provides financial and technical assistance to help agricultural producers plan and implement conservation practices that address natural resource concerns. Includes Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) and Conservation Activity Plans (CAP). Deadline: Ongoing.