University of California, Davis: Inviting Applications to connect organizations in developing countries with U.S. graduate students who have agricultural expertise, generating benefits for both the students and the in-country institutions.

Donor Name: University of California, Davis
Fund name: The Horticulture Innovation Lab’s Trellis Fund

Funding brief: The Trellis Fund connects organizations in developing countries with U.S. graduate students who have agricultural expertise, generating benefits for both the students and the in-country institutions. Together, they collaborate on short-term projects to address horticultural challenges faced by local farmers.

Our fifth round of Trellis Fund projects are currently underway, and we are also seeking grant proposals for a sixth, future round of Trellis Fund projects.

Deadline: 5 p.m. PDT April 3, 2017

Funding details link: http://horticulture.ucdavis.edu/main/trellis.html

Budget limit: Organizations in Africa, Asia, and Central America are invited to compete for new Trellis Fund grants up to $4,000 each for 6-month projects,

Project start date: Projects that will take place in 2018.
Project duration: 6-month projects

 Eligible organization: Both new organizations and previously awarded organizations are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility: Project proposals may address horticultural crop production, irrigation, plant nutrition, pest management, postharvest practices or marketing issues in relation to fruits and vegetables. Once projects are selected, the Trellis Fund will connect organizations with U.S. graduate students who have related agricultural expertise for project support, providing benefits to both the student and the in-country institution.

Submission mail: Not Found

Other important link:
● 
Trellis Fund request for proposals (.pdf): http://horticulture.ucdavis.edu/main/trellis/2017_rfp_trellis.pdf
● Budget template for Trellis proposals (.xlsx): http://horticulture.ucdavis.edu/main/trellis/2017_budget_template_trellis.xlsx
● Trellis Fund fact sheet (PDF): http://horticulture.ucdavis.edu/main/trellis/trellis-factsheet-2016.pdf
● Apply: https://proposals.piestar.com/opportunities/horticulture/rfp/15

How to apply: Applications may be submitted via given website (https://proposals.piestar.com/opportunities/horticulture/rfp/15 ).

 

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