The 2018 Research and Education Program Call for Pre-proposals is now available. The deadline is October 19, 2017 at 4 p.m. CDT.

The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) Grant Program is a competitive grant program for researchers and educators involved in projects that explore and promote environmentally sound, profitable, and socially responsible food and/or fiber systems.

Research and Education projects include a strong outreach component and significant farmer/rancher or other end-user involvement from inception of the idea through implementation of the project. Research and Education grant awards range from $10,000 to $200,000. Projects may last up to 36 months.

Please contact Research and Sponsored Programs if you have any questions or are considering submitting a pre-proposal.