FYI: Funding Opportunity-Southern Extension Risk Management Education Center; The Southern Center serves the region, which includes Ala, Ark, Ga, Fl, Ky, La, Ms, N.Carolina, Ok, So. Carolina, Tn, Tex, Va, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands

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Extension Risk Management Education Competitive Grants Program

2020 Request for Applications (RFA) Announcement


Southern Extension Risk Management Education Center
University of Arkansas


The Southern Risk Management Education Center in conjunction with the North Central, Northeastern, and Western Centers announces a competitive funding opportunity for education projects designed to help agricultural producers improve their economic viability through targeted risk management strategies.  The Southern Center expects to fund 18-month Education Projects (awards of up to $50,000) to be delivered from April 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. The Center also expects to award Exploratory Projects (maximum amount of $5,000). Applications are due by 5:00:59 PM CST, Thursday, November 14, 2019.

Eligibility: This announcement seeks applications from qualified public and private groups, organizations, and institutions including land-grant colleges and universities, Cooperative Extension, other colleges and universities, and other public and private entities with a demonstrated capacity to develop and deliver results/outcome-based risk management education projects for agricultural producers and their families. The Southern Center serves the region, which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

Application Process:  To view the complete Request for Applications, please visit the Southern Center’s website: https://srmec.uaex.edu/Funding/default.aspx

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