Archive for the 'Grants & Scholarships' Category

Food and Agriculture Service Learning Grants

Food and Agriculture Service Learning Programs are intended to increase the knowledge of agriculture and improve the nutritional health of children and to bring together stakeholders from the distinct parts of the food system to increase the capacity for food, garden, and nutrition education within host organizations or entities, such as school cafeterias and classrooms, while fostering higher levels of community engagement between farms and school systems. Apply by July 9, 2018. Continue reading ‘Food and Agriculture Service Learning Grants’

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Rural Cooperative Development Grant

The Rural Cooperative Development Grant program helps improve the economic condition of rural areas by helping individuals and businesses start, expand or improve rural cooperatives and other mutually-owned businesses through Cooperative Development Centers. Grants are awarded through a national competition. Apply by July 24, 2018. Continue reading ‘Rural Cooperative Development Grant’

Risk Management Education Partnership Grants

Risk Management Education Partnership provides funding for the risk management training and informational efforts for agricultural producers through the formation of partnerships with public and private organizations. Apply by July 30, 2018. Continue reading ‘Risk Management Education Partnership Grants’

Armed to Urban Farm – Scholarship for Veterans

In partnership with the United States Botanic Garden (USBG), NCAT is bringing the week-long Armed to Farm (ATF) training to Washington, D.C., for a special event focused on urban farming. Armed to Urban Farm will give veterans an opportunity to see sustainable, profitable small-scale farming enterprises and learn about urban farming as a viable career. Continue reading ‘Armed to Urban Farm – Scholarship for Veterans’

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Education and Workforce Development

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Education and Workforce Development (EWD) (formerly the Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative, or ELI) focuses on developing the next generation of research, education, and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. In FY 2018, EWD invites applications in four areas: professional development opportunities for K-14 teachers and education professionals; training of undergraduate students in research and extension; fellowships for predoctoral candidates; and fellowships for postdoctoral scholars. Apply by July 19, 2018. Continue reading ‘Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Education and Workforce Development’

AFRI Sustainable Agricultural Systems Grants

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) program area promotes the sustainable supply of abundant, affordable, safe, nutritious, and accessible food and other agricultural products, while enhancing economic opportunities and improving the long-term health and well-being of all Americans. Letter of Intent due June 27, 2018. Continue reading ‘AFRI Sustainable Agricultural Systems Grants’

Agricultural Safety & Health Pilot Project Grants

The Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) is now accepting applications for their pilot/feasibility projects program.   These projects can lead to the development of new and creative research, prevention, intervention, outreach, education, evaluation, or translation findings and outcomes. They can explore new activities or directions, or take advantage of special opportunities. Letter of intent due date: July 20, 2018.  Continue reading ‘Agricultural Safety & Health Pilot Project Grants’


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