Monday, March 22, 2010

NCR-SARE Announces 2010 Call for Professional Development Program Preproposals

The 2010 North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program’s (NCR-SARE) Professional Development Call for Preproposals is now available online at

The PDP provides funds for professional development projects that provide sustainable agriculture training to agricultural professionals and educators in the Cooperative Extension Service (CES), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), other governmental agencies, and educators in the profit and non-profit sector serving the food and fiber system.

Projects can be two to three years in duration, and funding level is capped at $75,000 for each project, but projects requesting less than full amount are encouraged. Approximately $360,000 will be available for funding projects.

Any questions regarding the North Central SARE PDP program should be addressed to Linda Kleinschmit (, 402-254-3310).

The deadline for preproposals is 4:30 pm CDT on Friday, May 21, 2010.

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