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To provide a unified effort to promote change in Indian Agriculture for the benefit of Indian People.

The Intertribal Agriculture Council conducts a wide range of programs designed to further the goal of improving Indian Agriculture. The IAC promotes the Indian use of Indian resources and contracts with federal agencies to maximize resources for tribal members.

Extension Risk Management Education Competitive Grants Program

November 11, 2017


2018 Request for Applications (RFA) Announcement

Western Extension Risk Management Education Center (Western Center) Washington State University Extension

Serving Farmers and Ranchers Through Targeted Risk Management Education


Proposals are due by 5 PM, PST, Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Western Extension Risk Management Education Center (Western Center), in conjunction with the NortheastNorth Central and Southern Center announce a funding opportunity for projects that help farm and ranch families succeed through targeted risk management strategies. The maximum amount of requested funding shall not exceed $50,000 for Education Projects and $2,000 for Exploratory Projects.

Application Information:  Go to the Western Center website and from the “Funding” dropdown menu, select “Apply for Funding”, or click on theCompetitive Grants Program from the  Home page. The grants application process is fully explained in the Western Center’s 2018 Request for Applications (RFA).  All applications must be submitted online through the Results Verification System (RVS).  There are links to application resources on the Western Center’s Competitive Grants Program page as well as within the RVS system, to help guide you through the application process.

The link to the following applicant webinar presentation contains information and guidance on proposal submission:

Eligibility: This announcement seeks applications from eligible organizations with a demonstrated capacity to develop and deliver results/outcome-based risk management education and training programs for agricultural producers and their families. All organizations serving agricultural producers, especially those serving the special emphasis audiences identified on page 3 of the RFA, are strongly encouraged to apply. The Western Center serves Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and the U.S. affiliated Pacific Islands.

Questions or comments regarding the RFA may be directed to Jo Ann Warner, or Shannon Neibergs,



This information forwarded to you by the Intertribal Agriculture Council

The Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) was founded in 1987 to pursue and promote the conservation, development and use of our agricultural resources for the betterment of our people. Land-based agricultural resources are vital to the economic and social welfare of many Native American and Alaskan Tribes. The IAC has over the last decade become recognized as the most respected voice within the Indian community and government circles on agricultural policies and programs in Indian country.

For more information, please visit or contact:

Donita A. Fischer
Public Relations Director

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