Apply for Funding

The 2018 Request for Applications process has closed! Those that are selected for funding will be notified in mid-February 2018.

Application Deadline:  November 16, 2017

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, 2018 – September 30, 2019.

The North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center, in conjunction with the Northeast Center held a zoom webinar on October 11 for those interested in learning more about the application process. Click here to access the recorded webinar. This webinar is approximately 90 minutes long

How to Apply

  1. Download and read the Northeast Center’s 2018 Request for Applications.
  2. View the Proposal Resources that have been developed to help applicants prepare a successful proposal, and which provide an explanation for every item requested in the application. Applicants are especially encouraged to utilize the Tutorial.
  3. Registration Information: If you are a first-time applicant, use this link to access the Extension Risk Management Education Results Verification System (RVS). Select “Register” and complete the form in order to create a new account. A registration confirmation containing a link back into the system will be sent via email. (If you do not receive the confirmation email, please check your spam folder.) To complete your registration, you must return to the RVS utilizing the link enclosed in the email. Then, please follow steps 4-6 below to begin a new application.
  4. If you have accessed the ERME Results Verification System during the past year, you should already be registered. Login to the Extension Risk Management Education Results Verification System (RVS) using your email address and password, which will take you to the “My Projects” page. To begin, select “Start New Application” (green button) and then “Northeast ERME” under “Active Funding Opportunities”.
  5. Select the appropriate grant category from the 2 options available, and again click the green “Start New Application” button. Then follow the “Instructions” accessible on each page of the application via the orange button.
  6. Whenever you wish to continue working on your application, return to the RVS and login.  Your active projects will be listed on the “My Projects” page.  You may edit your application by clicking on the title or the pencil icon.

Key Dates

  • Application deadline: November 16, 2017
  • Applicant notification: February 12, 2018
  • Project period for successful applicants begins: April 1, 2018