North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE)
12/05/19 4:00 PM CST Receipt
Grants to Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin farmers and ranchers to apply sustainable practices in addressing farm-related needs. The purpose of this program is to explore sustainable solutions for labor, marketing, production, and other problems. Sustainable agriculture practices will be tested through on-farm research, education, or demonstration projects and results are shared with other farmers/ranchers. Projects that involve whole farm systems and/or a youth component are encouraged.
Farmer Rancher Grants provide opportunities for farmers/ranchers to use Sustainable Agriculture practices and their own innovative ideas to solve problems on the farm or ranch, and to share their ideas with others. There are three types of competitive grants:
Sustainable Agriculture is farming and ranching that is ecologically sound, profitable, and socially responsible. Sustainable Agriculture practices may include but are not limited to:
GrantWatch ID#: 163677
- Individual grants: $9,000 maximum
- Team of Two grants for two farmers/ranchers from separate and distinct operations who are working together: $18,000 maximum
- Group grants for three or more farmers/ranchers from separate and distinct operations who are working together: $27,000 maximum
Grant recipients have 23 months to complete their projects.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online (from August 7): https://projects.sare.org/
If you are unable to use the online system e-mail:
You may also mail proposals to:
Farmer Rancher Grant Program NCR-SARE
120 Biosystems & Ag Eng Bldg
University of Minnesota
1390 Eckles Ave
St Paul MN 55108
NCR-SARE Associate Regional Coordinator
900 Leslie Blvd, Room 101
Jefferson City, MO 65101
USA: Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Michigan; Minnesota; Missouri; Nebraska; North Dakota; Ohio; South Dakota; Wisconsin