The California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s (DPR’s) 2017/2018 Pest Management Alliance Grant Solicitation is now available. A total of $400,000 is available for projects that focus on adoption of integrated pest management (IPM) practices in agricultural settings near schools. DPR will consider projects for terms of up to 33 months.
If you are interested in this funding opportunity, please view the 2017/2018 Solicitation on DPR’s site here. If you know other groups or individuals that may be interested in applying for a Pest Management Alliance Grant, we encourage you to pass on this information.
Project concepts must be submitted using the FAAST online grant application system by 5:00 PM on Friday, February 3, 2017.
DPR will hold two informational events: a teleconference to answer questions about the grant program and the application process and a webinar to explain the technical aspects of using the FAAST online application submission tool. Participation in the webinar and teleconference is voluntary. The teleconference call is on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at 10:00 AM Pacific Time. DPR will hold a teleconference to answer questions about the grant program and the application procedures. The conference call-in number is 1-877-820-7831 and the participant passcode is 357242. The webinar is on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at 10:00 AM. DPR will hold a webinar to explain the application submission process using the State Water Resources Control Board’s FAAST online grant application system. Prospective applicants will also be able to ask questions about using the FAAST system.
To access the webinar, please visit this link. A passcode is not required. For those who lack Web access but would like to participate, a teleconference line is available. To join the teleconference only call-in by toll-free number: 1-877-820-7831 (US) Attendee access code: 845211.
For additional information on the Pest Management Alliance Grant Program, please visit this CA DPR page.