Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
11/20/19 12:00 PM Noon MST
Grants of up to $75,000 to USA agencies, producers, and nonprofit organizations in multiple western states and Pacific territories to educate farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural professionals about the principles of sustainable agriculture. Eligible states and territories include Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and The Federated States of Micronesia.
Criteria for 2020 Research to Grass Roots Program Grants
Research to Grass Roots Grants are designed to educate agricultural professionals and producers about critical issues in sustainable agriculture. Projects must be based upon related and previously completed research by the SARE program. The database of funded projects can be found at https://www.sare.org/Project-Reports.
Projects must improve the ability of agricultural professionals, farmers, and ranchers to put in place systems or methods that will enhance the sustainability of agriculture.
Multi-faceted proposals are encouraged. Projects using multiple techniques or methods are preferred, as are efforts whose results can be applied to 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 as well as the economic impacts of agricultural practices or changes in practices. Each R2GR project must be based upon previously completed SARE research.
A list of high priorities identified includes, but is not limited to:
Strong teamwork is critical to the success of these grant applications and selected proposals. Teams should include broad-based and diverse representation. Team members should preferably include farmers, ranchers, NGO representatives, agency personnel, land grant employees and any other relevant contributors.
For a list of Program Goals for Western SARE Projects, see page 5 of the Call for Proposals in Supporting Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 184778
Funding is capped at $75,000 for each Research to Grass Roots project. Projects requesting significantly less than the maximum allowable amount generally have a greater likelihood of being funded.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
All proposals are submitted online at:
Montana State University
207 Linfield Hall
P.O. Box 172840
Bozeman MT 59717
For more information about this call for proposals or for hard copies: Contact Jim Freeburn or Jill West at (307) 532-2436 or e-mail – email@example.com . You may also contact Al Kurki at (406) 494-8655 or e-mail – firstname.lastname@example.org.
USA: Alaska; Arizona; California; Colorado; Hawaii; Idaho; Montana; Nevada; New Mexico; Oregon; Utah; Washington; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)