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FAQ: Funding and Grants

I Want to Get a Grant for My Project

Q:  FUNDING AND GRANTS. I live in western North Carolina and want to start a breeding project for grain amaranth. Do you know where I can apply for a grant for a project like that?

A: The funding options that come to mind for you as a grower are Southern SARE-they have several different grant options. One just for producers, and a few others that you would have to team up with a county agent or professor for. Check out their website at Also, the WNC AgOptions program might be an opportunity for you: