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Professional Development Program (PDP) Grant

Grants to USA IHEs, Agencies, and Organizations in Multiple
Southern States for Sustainable Agriculture Training

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Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)

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Grants to USA IHEs, government agencies, community-based organizations, and NGOs in multiple southern states and territories for sustainable agriculture training for educators, professionals, and mentor farmers. Pre-proposals must be submitted before applying. Eligible applicants are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and Virginia.

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GrantWatch ID#: 169556

Number of Grants:

The PDP Grant generally funds three to four training projects.

Estimated Size of Grant:

There is no funding cap for projects. To fund a broad portfolio of projects, priority will be given to those less than $80,000.

Term of Contract:

Projects may be for one to two years in duration.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

SARE is an inclusive program and encourages pre-proposals from land grant and non-land grant universities, colleges, USDA agencies, community-based organizations, and non-governmental organizations.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to submit a pre-proposal is August 30, 2019 at 5 p.m. EST.

2020 PDP Grant Cycle:

- July 15, 2019 Call for Pre-Proposals released
- August 30, 2019 PDP Pre-Proposals due
- October 2019 Pre-proposals invited to submit full proposals
- November 15, 2019 Full proposals due
- February 2020 Full proposals awarded

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Pre-proposals must be submitted on the Southern SARE Online Proposal Submission website:

If you have any questions, please contact the Southern SARE PDP Staff:

David Redhage, SARE PDP Program Coordinator
24456 Kerr Road
Poteau, OK 74953-5215
(918) 647-9123, ext 220

Shelley Shipman, SARE PDP Program Assistant
24456 Kerr Road
Poteau, OK 74953-5215
(918) 647-9123, ext 218

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Arkansas;   Florida;   Georgia;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Mississippi;   North Carolina;   Oklahoma;   South Carolina;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Virginia

USA Territories: Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)