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Extension Risk Management Education Competitive Grants Program
(2014 Request for Applications - Deadline to apply December 12, 2013)
For more information and eligibility requirements please go to the Competitive Grants Program on the Western Center website.
Grants.gov is a source to find and apply for federal grants. It is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards. Search for grants or sign up for email alerts.
Notices of Funding Availability
Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA) published in the Federal Register are summarized daily at this site.
USDA Farm Service Agency Programs
FSA helps to ensure a stable food supply for the nation by supporting American farmers.United States Department of Agriculture
This program was created with two primary objectives. The first is to encourage independent producers of agricultural commodities to further refine these products increasing their value to end users. The second objective is to establish an information resource center to collect, disseminate, coordinate, and provide Information on value-added processing to independent producers and processors.
USDA Rural Development Business Grants
USDA Rural Development offers a variety of grant programs that facilitate the development of small and emerging private business enterprises, promote sustainable economic development and job creation projects in rural communities with the most need.
USDA Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program
This program helps farmers and ranchers keep their land in agriculture by providing funds to purchase conservation easements.
USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program
This program provides resources to support the development of educational outreach curricula, workshops, educational teams, training, and technical assistance programs to assist beginning farmers and ranchers with entering, establishing, building and managing successful farm and ranch enterprises.
USDA Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program
Community Food Projects are designed to increase food security in communities by bringing the whole food system together to assess strengths, establish linkages, and create systems to improve the self-reliance of community members over their food needs.
Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program
This is a program that functions through competitive grants conducted cooperatively by farmers, ranchers, researchers and ag professionals to advance farm and ranch systems that are profitable, environmentally sound and good for communities.
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