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Northeast SARE serves Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.  

Grants come in two sizes--large, multiyear projects ranging from $30,000 to $200,000, and smaller, shorter-term projects of $15,000 or less. The two funding tiers have different application requirements. Find out who can apply, read about past grant awards, and learn how each grant program serves a different sector of the farm community. If you have a grant, you will find also tools to help you manage your project.

Reports describe project results and lessons learned. Search and read reports.

State Programs deliver SARE-specific programming close to the ground. Find out who is affiliated with SARE, their current training or outreach projects, and how to reach them.

Dig Deeper lets you explore ideas and access tools,  news stories, logos, how-to guides, frequently asked questions, links, and publications.

Graduate Student Grants: Proposals are due by midnight on May 13 for awards in August. Application instructions are currently available, and the submission system open in mid-April.

Professional Development GrantsResearch and Education GrantsPreproposals are due by midnight on June 19, and invited full proposals are due in October. Awards are announced in March. Application materials will be posted early April.

Partnership GrantsApplication materials are released in the summer. Proposals are due in November with awards the following spring. 

Farmer GrantsApplication materials are released in the summer. Proposals are due in November or December with awards the following spring.

Sustainable Community GrantsProposals for this grant program should be submitted to the expanded Partnership Grant program. Proposals are due in November for awards the following spring


Pictures & Stories

Video vault

Watch videos about Northeast SARE projects and topics. 

25 years of Northeast SARE

A celebration of 25 years of program operations includes interviews, money matters, and program history.

National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health

The National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health, held Feb. 17-19, 2014 in Omaha, Neb., brought together 300 agricultural leaders and innovators to explore how we can make American agriculture more sustainable through improved soil health.