Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE), Deadlines Vary by Region and Grant Program
SARE is USDA’s only competitive grants program with a clear and consistent focus on farmer-driven research. SARE is administered through four regional councils that represent the Northeast, North Central, Southern, and Western parts of the U.S. These regional councils of producers, researches, educators, government representatives are responsible for setting SARE policies and grant making processes for their regions.
Each SARE region administers three primary grant programs: Research and Education, Professional Development, and Producer Grants. Deadlines for active grant applications are listed below.
North Central SARE
Professional Development Grants – April 2, 2020
Graduate Student Grants – April 9, 2020
Partnership Grants – April 14, 2020
Graduate Student Grants – April 21, 2020
Graduate Student Grants – May 1, 2020