Grants and Awards

You can find updated financial aid resources for public health degrees at

For a list of Federal Grants for agriculture and sustainability programs, see National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition's 'Grants and Programs'.


Northeast SARE:

Northeast SARE is now accepting preproposals for 3 of its grant programs—all due by 5 p.m. ET on June 25.

  • Research and Education Grant Program: Funds farmer education projects and applied research on sustainable farming and food system topics
  • Professional Development Program: Funds train-the-trainer projects on sustainable agriculture concepts and techniques for ag professionals.
  • Research for Novel Approaches: Funds applied research (social science investigations and/or field and laboratory experiments) that test the feasibility of new practices and approaches that have high potential for adoption by farmers.

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USDA Rural Development's new ReConnect Loan and Grant Program 

The Rural e-Connectivity Pilot Program ("ReConnect") will offer $200M in grants, $200M in loan/grant combinations, and $200M in low-interest loans to rural electric cooperatives and utilities, municipalities, internet service providers, and telecommunications companies. This funding notice presents an attractive option for rural communities to fill the capital stack for high-speed internet connectivity and continues to spur conversations in the development finance world around solutions for rural broadband.