Grant Writing Tutorials & Webinars

Western SARE staff have developed a series of tutorials and webinars to assist as you prepare your proposal. Please take a moment to review which ones are appropriate for the grant program to which you're applying and view them prior to finalizing your proposal.

Below you will find registration information for Q&A live sessions for the Farmer/Rancher program (October 6) and the Graduate Student program (October 13). Registration is required. Prior to attending the Q&A session, we encourage you to view the following tutorials and read the corresponding Call for Proposals. Recordings, including for a previously held Farmer/Rancher and Professional + Producer program Q&A, will be posted.

Tutorials

Q&A Live Sessions

2023 FARMER/RANCHER GRANT PROGRAM Q&A LIVE SESSION

October 6, 4:00 Mountain Time

This live Q&A session will provide a brief overview of the 2023 Western SARE Farmer/Rancher grant program, and address questions regarding grant writing, budget, and grant submission. The Farmer/Rancher Research & Education Grant program focuses on advancing on-farm sustainability solutions by funding innovative producer-driven research and outreach. Participants are encouraged to watch our tutorials on grant writing and online submission found below and familiarize themselves with the 2023 Farmer/Rancher Call for Proposals before attending the Q&A session. We are looking forward to answering your questions!

2023 GRADUATE STUDENT GRANT PROGRAM Q&A LIVE SESSION

October 13, 4:00 Mountain Time

This live Q&A session will provide a brief overview of the 2023 Western SARE Graduate Student grant program, and address questions regarding grant writing, budget, and grant submission. Participants are encouraged to watch our tutorials on grant writing, budget development, and online submission located above, and read the Graduate Student Grant Program Call for Proposal before attending the Q&A session. The Graduate Student grant program funds innovative research and education projects conducted by students and researchers working in partnership with producers to find solutions to sustainable agricultural food systems’ challenges. We are looking forward to answering your questions!

2023 Farmer/Rancher Grant Program Q&A Live Session (watch recording)

September 7, 4:00 pm Mountain Time

This live Q&A session will provide a brief overview of the 2023 Western SARE Farmer/Rancher grant program, and address questions regarding grant writing, budget, and grant submission. The Farmer/Rancher Research & Education grant program focuses on advancing on-farm sustainability solutions by funding innovative producer-driven research and outreach. Participants are encouraged to watch our tutorials on grant writing and online submission  and familiarize themselves with the 2023 Farmer/Rancher Call for Proposals before attending the Q&A session. We are looking forward to answering your questions!

2023 Professional + Producer Grant Program Q&A Live Session (watch recording)

September 8, 4:00 pm Mountain Time

This live Q&A session will provide a brief overview of the 2023 Western SARE Professional + Producer grant program, and address questions regarding grant writing, budget, and grant submission. Participants are encouraged to watch our tutorials on grant writing, budget development, and online submission and read the Professional + Producer  Call for Proposal before attending the Q&A session. The Professional + Producer grant program funds research and education projects conducted by researchers, educators, and agricultural service providers working in partnership with producers to find solutions to sustainable agricultural food systems’ challenges.  We are looking forward to answering your questions!


Professional Development & Research to Grassroots Webinars

Part 1: Watch on YouTube (Tips on writing a successful grant)

Part 2: Watch on YouTube (Navigating SARE application website)

Part 3: Watch on YouTube (Budget requirements and tips)

Part 4: Watch on YouTube (Tips on writing a better quality proposal)


Sabbatical Research and Education Webinar

View September 2020 webinar on YouTube.

Watch What is a Sabbatical Research & Education Grant on YouTube.