The 2004 call for proposals has been released for the Sustainable Community Innovation Grants jointly administered by Southern Region SARE and the Southern Rural Development Center. September 7 is the deadline for proposals. Awards will be announced in November 2004.
These projects strengthen both agriculture and Southern communities through explicit linkages between sustainable agriculture and community development. Applicants may be community organizations, environmentalists, ag and community development professionals, farmers, ranchers, researchers, entrepreneurs, governmental and non-governmental organizations.
Applicants must be from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, NorthCarolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands.
Projects may be funded up to two years for a project maximum of $10,000 for proposals from individuals or organizations. Read capsule summaries of current Sustainable Community Innovation Projects at http://www.griffin.uga.edu/sare/winners/sciwin.html
You can also read more about the goals of both programs at those web sites. Obtain a mailed copy of the call by phoning (770) 412-4787 or sending an email post to email@example.com.