The North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center, in conjunction with the Northeast, Southern and Western Regional Centers announce the availability of a competitive grant opportunity and requests the submission of applications. This funding opportunity focuses on educational projects designed to help agricultural producers improve their economic viability through targeted risk management strategies. The North Central Center will consider applications in two categories: 1) 18-month Education Projects (awards of up to $50,000) to be conducted between April 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022 and 2) Exploratory Projects (awards of up to $5,000) to support planning, development, and piloting efforts that are expected to lead to a future educational project (project period of March 1 – October 31, 2021).
The North Central Center will deliver an Applicant Webinar on September 30, 2020 at 10:00 AM CDT. Check back for details on how to join.
Recent needs assessment reports provide some insight into issues and challenges facing agricultural producers at the present time and some supporting material behind the priority issues identified in the RFA.
Download and read the 2021 North Central ERME Request for Applications carefully.
Whenever you wish to continue working on your Proposal, return to the Extension Risk Management Education Results Verification System and login. Your active projects will be listed on the “My Projects” page. You may edit your proposal by clicking on the pencil icon.
Important Dates for Funding Process
September 30, 2020: Applicant Informational Webinar, 10:00 AM CDT
November 19, 2020: All applications are due on-line no later than 5:00 PM CST
February 14, 2021: Award Notification