The North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center, in conjunction with the Northeast, Southern and Western Regional Centers announces the availability of multiple competitive grant opportunities and requests the submission of applications. These funding opportunities focus on educational projects designed to help agricultural producers improve their economic viability through targeted risk management strategies.
The North Central Center will consider applications through its ERME RFA for education on the full range of risk management activities 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 also consider applications through its ERME Underserved Producers RFA for 18-month Education Projects (awards of up to $100,000) to be conducted between April 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022. This RFA is specifically designated to deliver risk management education for producers underserved by Federal crop insurance.