Grant Opportunities: Multi-State Rural Development Research or Extension Projects North Central Region
The NCRCRD at Michigan State University announces a competition for seed grants
The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) at Michigan State University announces a competition for seed grants aimed at enhancing the ability of Land Grant institutions to positively influence the quality of life in rural areas of the twelve-state North Central region of the United States. Priority areas for the Center’s work include:
- Building a 21st century
- Sustainable communities
- Leadership development and civic engagement
- Community health and wellness
More complete descriptions of these themes are available on the Center’s web site at: http://www.canr.msu.edu/ncrcrd/who_we_are/. In addition to these priority areas, based on feedback from NCRCRD constituency the Center has an equal interest in supporting work in the following areas:
- Rural poverty
- Addressing physical and mental health challenges
- Demographic change
Grant awards may range from $5,000 to $25,000 each. Up to $144,000 will be awarded. The Center does not pay overhead or other administrative costs.
For anyone who has questions regarding submitting a proposal or the proposal process, we have scheduled a Q/A conference call for Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 1:00 PM - Eastern Time. To sign up and receive the call in information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proposals are due at 5:00 PM-Eastern Time, February 6, 2019.
Call for Proposals (download)