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USA North Central Region (NCR)-SARE: Youth Educator Sustainable Agriculture Grants 2021

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 7, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on November 11, 2020

The USA North Central Region-Sustainable  Agriculture Research and  Education (NCR-SARE) has launched a call for applications for its  Youth Educator Sustainable Agriculture Grants 2021.

NCR-SARE recognizes that youth programs are a way to introduce new and exciting farming and ranching options to youth, parents, and community members.

The Youth Educator program provides opportunities for youth to learn about Sustainable Agriculture (farming and ranching that is ecologically sound, profitable, and socially responsible).

Youth Educator grants support projects by youth educators that encourage youth to try sustainable practices and explore sustainable agriculture as a viable career option.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. A Youth Educator is someone who teaches youth about sustainable agriculture; this may include professional educators (4-H, FFA, Extension, grade school, high school, community college, college, university), farmers/ranchers, home-schoolers, other youth, educators from non-profit organizations, etc.;
2. Proposals that involve farmers, ranchers, educators, and youth from historically-underserved populations are encouraged.

Educators can request up to $4,000 for youth education projects.

If funded, you have up to 23 months to complete your project.
A progress report and  budget are due January 31, 2022, and a final report and budget are due January 31, 2023.

Proposals are due November 12, 2020. Read the call for proposals (instructions for applying), and then start your proposal.

For more information, please visit https://www.northcentralsare.org/Grants/Apply-for-a-Grant/Youth-Educator...

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 02
Nov 02

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Don't forget to visit regularly the World Pulse website and:
a) Go to Menu (left upper corner);
b) Click on Explore Topics OR Explore Regions;
c) Type the name of your country in the Search space;
d) Then search for offers thay may suit you;
6. Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Oct 08
Oct 08

Thanks, Ana.