The Alaska Farm Bureau has established an education mini-grant program open to individuals and organizations with the purpose of increasing agriculture awareness, knowledge and appreciation statewide. Funds will be awarded in a manner to maximize communities reached around the state. See more information on the application here. Applications are due May 15, 2015.
Funding for Researchers, Ag Professionals, Producers The 2016 Calls for Proposals for four Western SARE grant programs have been released. Descriptions of each program and links to the full Call can be found at here. The four grants programs include: Research & Education Pre-proposal Professional Development Farmer/Rancher Professional + Producer
The Alaska Division of Agriculture announces the availability of grant funds for the sole purpose of enhancing the competitiveness of Alaska Grown specialty crops. Every year USDA Agricultural Marketing Service distributes block grant funds which are administered by state departments to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. A letter of intent is due in a […]
Alaska Farm Bureau will award two $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing an agricultural or natural resource field through college, trade school or vocational training. The program is available to students already enrolled in a college, trade school or in vocational training, as well as graduating high school seniors. Applications are due by April 20, 2015 […]
The USDA’s National Institutes of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced they will accept applications for the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program from organizations that assist beginning farmers and ranchers (See www.grants.gov and enter CFDA Number 10.311). Applications are due June 12, 2014. BFRDP is an education, training, technical assistance and outreach program designed to help farmers, ranchers […]