Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
11/10/21 12:00 PM MST (Noon)
Grants to USA institutions and nonprofit organizations in western states and Pacific territories for professional training and educational opportunities addressing sustainability in agriculture. Projects with a scope beyond a single state or region are encouraged. Eligible states and territories include Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Micronesia, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.
Professional Development Program (PDP) Grants are aimed at helping Cooperative Extension Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service and other agricultural professionals in the Western Region increase their understanding and proficiency in sustainable agriculture.
Proposals for the PDP grant program should:
Criteria for 2022 PDP Grants:
Professional Development Program Grants are designed to educate agricultural professionals about sustainable agriculture so they, in turn, can educate and train farmers and ranchers. Funded PDP grants must achieve this long-term outcome: Cooperative Extension, Natural Resource Conservation Service and other agricultural professionals are knowledgeable in sustainable agriculture principles and systems. They have ready access to resources that can help producers make informed decisions about adopting sustainable approaches with greater certainty and less risk.
Projects must improve the ability of agricultural professionals to conduct educational programs and activities in sustainable agriculture principles and systems and to respond to inquiries on the subject from farmers, ranchers, and the public.
Project approaches can include but are not limited to the following:
Multi-faceted proposals are encouraged. Projects using multiple techniques or methods are recommended, as are efforts whose results can be applied to wide and diverse audiences. Subject matter can include any sustainable agriculture endeavor, including animal agriculture, agronomic or horticultural crop production, or the effects of sustainable practices on quality of life for producers or rural communities.
Program Goals can be found at https://projects.sare.org/wp-content/uploads/PDP_CFP_2022.pdf#page=2.
GrantWatch ID#: 176395
Funding limit is $100,000 per project.
Projects may be one to three years in length.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://projects.sare.org/
For questions regarding the Western SARE PDP program or this CFP, please contact the Western SARE PDP office: 4516 Highway 26/85
Torrington, WY 82240
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