FFAR is Accepting Pre-Proposals for 2022 Seeding Solutions Program

The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) is now accepting pre-proposal applications for the 2022 cycle of Seeding Solutions, an annual competitive grant program that supports research to solve urgent issues in any of FFAR’s six Challenge Areas. This year, in addition to accepting pre-proposal applications that align with the Challenge Areas, the Foundation is also seeking applications for AgMission, an unprecedented initiative mobilizing farmers, ranchers, scientists, data providers, stakeholders and funders to develop and implement scalable climate-smart solutions.

Through the 2022 Seeding Solutions program, FFAR is awarding approximately $10 million in grants. Individual awards will range from $300,000 to $1 million for approximately ten awards.

Seeding Solutions grantees are required to provide matching funds from non-federal sources and identify an innovation that advances sustainable food and agriculture research within one of  FFAR’s six Challenge Areas or AgMission. Successful applications will demonstrate commitment to cross-sector partnerships and serve the public by making data open and accessible.

The deadline to submit pre-proposals is March 9, 2021. Full application criteria and eligibility requirements are available on the 2022 Seeding Solutions Open Opportunity web page.

FFAR welcomes applications from all domestic and international higher education institutions, non-profit and for-profit organizations, and US government-affiliated research agencies.



The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) and the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) established AgMission, a global collaboration of farmers, ranchers and scientists mobilizing data and partnering together to accelerate collaboration, develop science-based solutions and expand innovation and research that powers adaptation and adoption of climate-smart solutions. AgMission is empowering the agriculture sector to become net-zero for greenhouse gas emissions.

To learn more visit: agmission.org