New England Grassroots Environmental Fund - Deadlines: March 15 & September 15

Grassroots Fund Seed & Grow grants are designed for groups that: are doing community-based environmental work in CT, ME, MA, NH, RI or VT; are volunteer-driven or have no more than 2 full-time paid staff (or equivalents); have an annual operating budget under $100,000; Please note that Grassroots Fund does not fund statewide, regional, national or international work. Our focus is on community-based, local initiatives. Grassroots funds can not be used for retroactive expenses, lobbying purposes, micro-grant programs or large capital acquisitions.

GROW GRANTS Competitive group development grants dedicated to help established groups increase capacity, collaborate, and leverage impact. Deadlines: March 15 & September 15 (expect decisions early June & December) Grant range: $1,000 – $3,500 Apply for a Grow grant if your group: needs help deepening and expanding the community project; expenses include general operating, stipends, capacity building, program development, expert assistance, etc. has been active for more than 1 year; submitted its last successful Grow application no less than 1 year ago.

Northeast SARE - Partnership Grants Deadline: October 17th

Partnership Grants are reserved for agricultural service providers--extension staff, nonprofits, consultants, state departments of agriculture, and others working in the agricultural community--who want to conduct on-farm demonstrations, research, marketing, and other projects with farmers as active cooperators. The Partnership guidelines have been expanded to incorporate proposals that used to be submitted under the Sustainable Community Grant.

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