Funding Opportunity

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Small Grants Program (California)

By December 27, 2022No Comments

Type: State Funding

Due Date: January 10, 2023, at 12 PM PST


Match Required: No Cost Share

Overview: The University of California’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (UC SAREP) is a statewide program of the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR). UC SAREP envisions a food and farming system that:

  • supports resilience through diversified production, marketing, and distribution systems,
  • values all food system workers and supports their physical, economic, and social wellbeing,
  • contributes to the health and vitality of urban, rural, and Tribal communities,
  • is environmentally regenerative, using resources for production and distribution in a way that protects the environment in trust for future generations, including under changing climate conditions, and
  • is culturally responsive and reflects the ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity of California.

Proposals are requested for three types of projects:

  • Planning Grants – $10,000
  • Education and Outreach Grants – $10,000
  • Applied Research Grants – $20,000