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Funding Programs That Support IPM Projects

USDA CSREES Integrated Pest Management Programs

USDA CSREES Integrated Organic Programs

USDA Pest Management Alternatives Research Program (PMAP)

USDA National Research Initiative (NRI) Programs

USDA Regional Pest Management Special Grants Program - Southern Region (SRIPM)

Clemson University Integrated Pest Management Program

EPA Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP)

Higher Education Challenge Grants Program

Pulling Together Initiative (PTI) for Invasive and Noxious Plant Management

IR-4 Biopesticide Research Program

North American Strawberry Growers Association Sponsored Research

Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants Program

National Science Foundation Center for Integrated Pest Management Grant

USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program


USDA CSREES IPM Programs - The following three IPM-related programs fall under the "Integrated Research, Education, and Extension" umbrella: Submission deadline:
March 7, 2005
  1. Crops at Risk from FQPA Implementation (CAR) Program
    (Maximum award: $200,000 per year for 2 - 4 years)
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  1. FQPA Risk Avoidance and Mitigation for Major Food Crop Systems Program (RAMP)
    (Maximum award: $625,000 per year for up to 5 years)
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  1. Methyl Bromide Transitions Program (MBT)
    (No maximum award: Up to 3 years; however, it is anticipated that 12-15 grants will be funded.)
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USDA CSREES Integrated Organic Programs - The following two programs fall are included under the USDA's Integrated Organic Programs. Submission deadline:
May 2, 2005


  1. Organic Transition (ORG)
    (In 2004 projects, funding ranged from $100,000 to $420,000. RFA should be available around April. )
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  1. Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI)
    (In 2004 $2.9 million was available for the grant. RFA should be available around April. )
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USDA Pest Management Alternatives Research Program (PMAP)
(This year, RFA's will be released in each region; but, proposals will still be competing on the national level.)
Submission deadline:
February 28, 2005


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USDA National Research Initiative (NRI) Programs - There are several separate categories related to IPM under the NRI program. Please refer to the NRI web site for a complete description of each program. The following is a list of programs and submission deadlines:

Program Areas
Submission Deadlines
Integrative Biology of Arthropods & Nematodes November 2, 2004
Biology of Plant-Microbe Associations December 1, 2004
Biology of Weedy & Invasive Plants January 7, 2005
Managed Ecosystems January 10, 2005
Arthropod & Nematode Gateways to Genomics February 1, 2005
Animal & Plant Biosecurity Letter of intent:
May 2, 2005
Proposal: June 15, 2005

USDA Regional Integrated Pest Management Special Grants Program - Southern Region (SRIPM) Submission deadline:
April 1, 2005

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Clemson University Integrated Pest Management Program Submission deadline:
August 6, 2004


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EPA Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program (PESP) Submission Deadline:
August 30, 2004


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Higher Education Challenge Grants Program (HEC) Submission deadline:
February 3, 2005


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Pulling Together Initiative (PTI) for Invasive and Noxious Plant Management Submission Deadline:
October 29, 2004


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IR-4 Biopesticide Research Program



(In 2004, $400,000 will be availabe for funding.)
Submission Deadline:
Novermber 15, 2004


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North American Strawberry Association Sponsored Research Submission Deadline:
December 15, 2004


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Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants Program (BRAG) Submission deadline:
February 24, 2005


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National Science Foundation CIPM Grant



(Funding not to exceed $20,000 per year. Funding available for up to three years.)
Preproposal:
November 15, 2004
Proposal: March 15, 2005


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USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program - There are seven funding categories under the SARE Program: Submission Deadlines
Research and Education Grants Program June 1, 2005
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Research and Education Planning Grants Program June 1, 2005
Grant Details
Professional Development Grants Program Prepropsal deadline:
June 1, 2005
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Producer Grant Program RFP will be released in September
Grant Details
Graduate Student Awards Program June 1, 2005
Grant Details
On-Farm Research Grants Program RFP will be released in September
Grant Details
Sustainable Community Innovation Grants Program RFP will be released in July
Grant Details
Farm Mentor Program July 1, 2005
Grant Details
Please refer to the SARE web site or call the CUIPM office for more information on this program.


Questions or comments:
Amy Nichols
Associate Coordinator
IPM and
Sustainable Agriculture
Programs
Contact


Dr. Geoffrey Zehnder
Professor of Entomology & Coordinator
IPM and
Sustainable Agriculture
Programs
114 Long Hall, Box 340315
Clemson, SC 29634-0315
864 - 656 - 6644
Contact


Last revised:
8/4/2006


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