Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Northeast SARE Patnership Grants Offered to Agricultural Businesses Located in 13 States
What Partnership Grants include
Eligible projects are those that benefit farmers and the agricultural community. Projects may include growing alternative crops, pest control, maintaining the health of cattle, and other initiatives. The grant funds can be used to purchase materials used in the project, for consultant fees and to pay for materials, lab fees, travel expenses and more.
The grants are offered by the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) non-profit whose mission is to foster the growth of sustainable methods used in the farming community. Grants are awarded up to $15,000 and can last up to two years. SARE is part of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and was founded in 1990 by means of Title XVI of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act.
How to apply
To learn more about the grants and how to apply, visit www.nesare.org/Grants/Get-a-Grant/Partnership-Grant