The Department of Pesticide Regulation’s (DPR’s) 2020 Pest Management Research Grant solicitation is available as of today, September 3rd.
This year, the Pest Management Research Grant Program will allocate:
- $2,100,000 to fund projects that identify, develop, and implement safer, practical, and sustainable pest management alternatives to Chlorpyrifos. DPR will consider proposals requesting $150,000 to $500,000.
- $500,000 to fund projects that develop methods or practices to reduce risks associated with pesticides of high regulatory concern and/or are considered to high-risk and which can be incorporated into an IPM system. DPR will consider proposals requesting $50,000 to $500,000.
Concept proposals must be submitted by 5:00 PM PST on Monday, October 7, 2019.