The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program at the University of California, Davis has issued a call for proposals for its Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Small Grants Program.
Through the program, one-year grants of up to $7,000 are available to fund pilot projects and research projects aimed at supporting California’s farmers and ranchers and/or assisting rural and urban communities in the planning, implementation, and/or evaluation of sustainable agriculture or food systems strategies.
Priority will be given to projects that benefit socially disadvantaged communities and/or socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers.
Eligible applicants include California-based farm or food system businesses and those affiliated with California nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, state and local government agencies, or public and private institutions of higher education.
For more information, see the UC Davis SAREP website.