IPM Funding Opportunities
The following links will take you to current information on funding opportunities related to integrated pest management (IPM) in the state, region and nation.
North Carolina Extension IPM Program Mini-Grants
In 2008 and 2009, funds were distributed competitvely to Extension specialists, research scientists and county Extension agents in North Carolina in the form of mini-grants to conduct projects that demonstrated IPM principles or solved an immediate stakeholder-identified need in the state. Mini-grant funding was not available for 2010.
Southern Region IPM Center - IPM Enhancement Grants Program
Current Request for Applications (RFA's) from the Southern Region IPM Center, including Critical and Emerging Issues Grants, Regulatory Information Network Grants, IPM Document Grants (i.e., crop profiles, pest management strategic plans, and IPM elements), IPM Working Group Grants, IPM Seed Grants, and IPM Capstone Grants.
Regional Integrated Pest Management Competitive Grants Program - Southern Region
The Regional IPM Competitive Grants Program (RIPM) supports the continuum of research and extension efforts needed to increase the implementation of IPM methods. The RIPM program supports projects that develop individual pest control tactics, integrate individual tactics into an IPM system, and develop and implement extension and education programs. The program is administered by the Southern Region IPM Center in partnership with the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
Funding opportunities from the Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program.
NationalFunding opportunities from the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA):
Funding opportunities from the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS):
Funding opportunities from the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA):