North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE)
12/03/20 4:00 PM CST Receipt
Grants to Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin ranchers and farmers to apply eco-friendly practices in addressing farm-related needs. Funding is intended to explore viable solutions for labor, marketing, production issues 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
About 50 projects are funded each year.
- 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: https://projects.sare.org/
If you are unable to use the online system, email email@example.com.
Or mail proposals to:
NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant Program
120 Biosystems & Ag Eng Bldg
University of Minnesota
1390 Eckles Ave
St Paul MN 55108
Farmer Rancher Grant Program Coordinator
and Associate Regional Coordinator
Lincoln University in Missouri
Lorenzo J. Greene Hall
900 Leslie Blvd, Room 101
Jefferson City, MO 65101
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