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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 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 were due May 13 for awards in August. 

Professional Development GrantsResearch and Education GrantsPreproposals were due June 19;  invited full proposals are due in October for awards in March.

Partnership GrantsApplication materials are released in September. Proposals are due November 4 with awards the following spring. 

Farmer GrantsApplication materials are released in September. Proposals are due December 2 with awards the following spring.

Sustainable Community GrantsProposals for this grant program should now be submitted to the expanded Partnership Grant program. 


Pictures & Stories

Video vault

Watch videos about Northeast SARE projects and topics. 

Urban agriculture comes of age

A New York City compost project supports the rooftop garden in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The Navy Yard is an urban industrial park with over 200 businesses –designers, builders, tech firms, cafes, and coffee roasters – all which, in one way or another, create organic waste in their daily operations. 

Return of the native: Enhancing pollinator habitat

Annie White and Leonard Perry at the University of Vermont have spent the past three years researching how pollinators interact with the landscape and how we humans can help.