Grant Programs And Financial Options For Farmers & Food Entrepreneurs

Wisconsin SARE is partnering with Extension, DATCP, USDA Rural Development, and the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute to hold two workshops designed to help farmers identify whether grants or other financial options might be right for them. Small businesses and new startups create most of the new employment opportunity in the US.  Trying something new involves […]

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SARE Calls for Proposals for Professional Development and Graduate Student Grants

The NCR-SARE 2019 Professional Development Program call for proposals is now available. Proposals are due by 4pm, April 3, 2019. Word | PDF NCR-SARE’s Professional Development Program (PDP) provides funds for projects that provide sustainable agriculture training to agricultural professionals and educators in Extension, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), other governmental agencies, and educators in the […]

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Mini-grants for professional development in sustainable agriculture

Do you have a sustainable agriculture project in mind that just needs a little funding to get off the ground?  The Wisconsin SARE Program mini-grant program may be your answer. The deadline to apply for this cycle of mini-grants is February 16th, 2018.  You can find the application form and information about the mini-grants at  […]

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NCR SARE Call for Proposals for grants in sustainable agriculture

North Central SARE has released Calls for Proposals for several grant programs for sustainable agriculture research and education: The 2018 Research and Education Program Call for Preproposals is now available. The deadline is October 19, 2017 at 4pm CDT. Word | PDF The 2018 Partnership Program Call for Proposals is now available. The deadline is October […]

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NCR-SARE Announces 2017 Professional Development Program Call for Proposals in Sustainable Agriculture

The 2017 North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program’s (NCR-SARE) Professional Development Program call for proposals is now available online at http://www.northcentralsare.org/Grants/Our-Grant-Programs/Professional-Development-Grant-Program NCR-SARE’s Professional Development Program (PDP) provides funds for professional development projects that provide sustainable agriculture training to agricultural professionals and educators in the Cooperative Extension Service (CES), Natural Resources Conservation Service […]

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NCR-SARE Announces 2017 Call for Graduate Student Proposals in Sustainable Agriculture

The 2017 North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) Graduate Student Grant Call for Proposals is now available online at http://www.northcentralsare.org/Grants/Our-Grant-Programs/Graduate-Student-Grant-Program Graduate students enrolled at colleges or universities in the North Central region can submit proposals for up to $12,000 to fund sustainable agriculture projects that will be part of their educational […]

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2016 Ag Grants Workshops

UW-Extension in partnership with USDA, SARE, DATCP and Michael Fields Agricultural Institute will host 4 one-day Agricultural Grants Workshops at 4 different locations around the state to help farmers learn about potential grants, as well as cost-share programs and other financing options.

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SARE announces Call for Proposals for Graduate Student Grants and Professional Development Grants

The 2016 Graduate Student Grant Program call for proposals is now available. Proposals are due by 4pm CDT, April 14, 2016  (download Word | PDF) The 2016 Professional Development Program call for proposals is now available. Proposals are due by 4pm CDT, April 6, 2016  (download Word | PDF) Timelines for NCR-SARE’s grant programs can be found here. Sample calls for proposals and lists […]

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UW Extension educators receive two SARE Partnership grants

For the 2016 Partnership Grant Program, SARE awarded almost $300,000 to 10 projects in the 12-state North Central Region. NCR-SARE’s Partnership Grant Program is 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. Two proposals from UW Extension educators […]

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University of Wisconsin Extension Receives Grant to Help Hazelnut Growers

Jason Fischbach at the University of Wisconsin Extension was  selected to receive a $198,569 grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) for the project, “Commercialization of Hazelnuts for Growers in the Upper Midwest.” “Previous SARE funding established replicated performance trials of superior hazelnut germplasm identified on grower farms. This […]

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