North Central Region SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) is accepting applications for numerous grants, including:
- Farmer Rancher Grant Program: Open to farmers and ranchers exploring sustainable solutions to on-farm research, demonstration, and education projects. Maximum funding varies between $7,500-22,5000 and the application deadline is December 3, 2015.
- Youth Educator Grant Program: Supports opportunities for youth educators to research, demonstrate, and learn more about sustainable agriculture. Application deadline is November 12, 2015.
- Research and Education Grant Program: Available to researchers and educators involved in projects that explore and promote environmentally sound, profitable, and socially responsible food and/or fiber systems. Awards range between $10,000-200,000, and the application deadline is October 22, 2015.
- Partnership Grant Program: Intended to foster cooperation between agriculture professionals and small groups of farmers and ranchers to catalyze on-farm research, demonstration, and education activities related to sustainable agriculture. Application deadline is October 29, 2015