Two New Funding Opportunities

North Central SARE Call for Preproposals

The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) grant program is currently accepting preproposals for 2021. The NCR-SARE grant program supports projects that explore and promote environmentally sound, profitable, and socially responsible food and/or fiber systems.

Research and Education projects must include outreach and end-user (farmer/rancher) involvement. Projects can be long term: lasting 36 months or more, and awards can range from $10,000 to $250,000.

The submission deadline is October 8, 2020. The call for preproposals and more details are available on the NCR-SARE website.

National Predictive Modeling Tool Initiative (NPMTI) Request for Preproposals

The National Predictive Modeling Tool Initiative (NPMTI) is accepting proposals for 2021 and is interested in projects to develop research-based tools to help forecast incidences of diseases and mycotoxins affecting U.S. row crops.

The NPMTI offers a multi-year grant program that operates under the guidance of the USDA-Agricultural Research Service. Note that projects funded by NPMTI will be expected to share data to help with the overall development of the suite of predictive modeling tools.

The deadline for preproposal submission is September 9; note that this process is very straightforward.

Visit the NPMTI website for more details.


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