Sustainable agriculture grant proposals due Nov. 15

Posted: Nov. 2, 2012 4:09 pm Updated: Dec. 1, 2012 6:15 pm

The 2013 North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program is accepting youth educator grant proposals.

Educators use the grants to encourage young people and their parents to try sustainable practices and see sustainable agriculture as a viable career option.

The maximum grant award is $2,000. Grant recipients have 25 months to complete projects.

Proposals are due by 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15.

Proposal forms are available online at

More information is available by contacting Illinois State Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator Rick Weinzierl at or SARE project manager Mary Hosier at