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Multi-State Rural Development Research or Extension Project Grants

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North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Jan 15, 2024


The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) at Michigan State University provides seed grants aimed at enhancing the ability of land grant institutions to positively influence the quality of life in rural areas of the 12-state North Central Region. Health-related priorities include addressing rural poverty, physical and mental health challenges, and demographic change.

Additional, non health-related priority areas are listed on the program website.


Current faculty and staff of land grant institutions in the North Central Region are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Available in 12 states
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $60,000
Expected number of awards: 2
Total funding available: $120,000

Application process

Links to additional guidance and forms are available on the program website.

Applicants that would like feedback on a project idea prior to submission may submit an initial concept paper any time before the proposal deadline. Concept papers will be reviewed in the order they are received.

Email the completed proposal package to

Tagged as
Health disparities · Leadership · Mental health · Poverty · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Illinois · Indiana · Iowa · Kansas · Michigan · Minnesota · Missouri · Nebraska · North Dakota · Ohio · South Dakota · Wisconsin

Organizations (1)

  • North Central Regional Center for Rural Development, view details

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