Category Archives: Grants

2014 Research and Education and Graduate Student competitive grant programs

NCR-SARE is pleased to announce the projects recommended for funding for the 2014 Research and Education and Graduate Student competitive grant programs. More than 25 projects were awarded a total of more than $1.7 million through these two NCR-SARE grant programs, … Continue reading

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Ceres Trust 2014 Organic Research Initiative Request for Applications

Ceres Trust, a privately administered charitable trust based in the Midwest, announces that our Request for Applications is open for the 2014 Organic Research Initiative (ORI) grant program. Grants of up to $60,000 per year for up to three years … Continue reading

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Check out these three grant opportunities

Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program – Funding for organizations who loan to small rural businesses. Notice of funding availability here, and more info here. Deadline June 30, 2014. Farmers Market & Local Food Promotion Program Competitive grants to promote local food … Continue reading

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USDA Announces Effort to Cut Energy Costs for Farmers, Ranchers, Rural Small Businesses

Up to $12.3 Million in Grants and $57.8 Million in Loan Guarantees Available In Rural Energy for America Program. Read more about the effort here.

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Billion Gallon Water Challenge

The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) is spearheading an initiative called the “Billion Gallon Water Challenge” to preserve and protect water resources in Illinois. ICTS has just completed an RFP for water conservations projects to support research grant programs that … Continue reading

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NCR-SARE Graduate Student Grants Now Available

The 2014 North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) Graduate Student Grant Call for Proposals is now available online at http://www.northcentralsare.org/Grants/Our-Grant-Programs/Graduate-Student-Grant-Program Graduate students enrolled at colleges or universities in the North Central region can submit proposals to fund sustainable … Continue reading

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FACT’s Fund-a-Farmer Project – Call for Applications!

Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) is now accepting grant applications from livestock farmers for its Fund-a-Farmer Project!   The <http://www.fundafarmer.org/> Fund-a-Farmer Project provides grants to qualifying humane farmers who need assistance in improving the welfare of their farm animals. Grants of … Continue reading

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The Ceres Trust Graduate and Ph.D. Scholarships

The Ceres Trust, a private charity-based trust that supports the advancement of sustainable and organic agriculture, recently announced that they will be accepting applications for their competitive Organic Research Initiative, worth up to $10,000 each, until May 1, 2013. The … Continue reading

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NCR-SARE Announces 2013 Graduate Student Grant Call for Proposals

The 2013 North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) Graduate Student Grant Call for Proposals is now available online at http://www.northcentralsare.org/Grants/Our-Grant-Programs/Graduate-Student-Grant-Program Graduate students enrolled at colleges or universities in the North Central region can submit proposals for up … Continue reading

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U.S. Borlaug Info for Grad Students

Hope everyone had a great holiday season; I know I did. If you’re a grad student studying sustainability, food systems, or international politics, do you know about the U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Program? If not, you very … Continue reading

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