By on October 8, 2020

The Northeast Extension Risk Management Education Center, in conjunction with the North Central, Southern and Western regional ERME Centers, announces the availability of grant funds and requests the submission of applications. Awards will fund 18-month projects conducted April 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022.

2021 ERME Request for Application (RFA)

This funding opportunity focuses on educational projects designed to help agricultural producers improve their economic viability through targeted risk management strategies.   Proposed programs should address any of the five areas of risk: production, marketing, financial, legal or human. The maximum amount of requested funding shall not exceed $50,000.   The Northeast Center will consider applications in two categories: 1) 18-month Education Projects (awards of up to $50,000) to be conducted between April 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022 and 2) Exploratory Projects (awards of up to $5,000) to support planning, development, and piloting efforts that are expected to lead to a future educational project (project period of April 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022).  Read the RFA.
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2021 ERME Producers Underserved by Crop Insurance RFA 

This RFA is specifically designated for the delivery of risk management education to agricultural producers underserved by the Federal crop insurance program; with proposed educational programming that aligns with one or more of the five areas of risk: production, marketing, financial, legal or human.  The maximum amount of requested funding shall not exceed $100,000 for 18-month projects to be conducted between April 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022.  Read the RFA.
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2021 Award Funding Timeline:

  • September 15, 2020 – Application Open
  • November 19, 2020 – Application Deadline
  • February 12, 2021 – Award Notification