FFAR is Accepting Pre-Proposals for Seeding Solutions 2023

The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) is now accepting pre-proposal applications for the 2023 cycle of Seeding Solutions, a competitive grant program that supports research to solve urgent issues across our six Challenge Areas and AgMission priorities. FFAR will award a total of up to $10 million in grants through the 2023 Seeding Solutions program, with individual awards ranging from $300,000 to $1 million.

Seeding Solutions offers an exciting opportunity for researchers to tackle pressing food and agriculture challenges. We invite applications for innovative and transformative research that hone collaborative partnerships and whose research will benefit farmers, consumers, and the environment. Saharah Moon Chapotin, Ph.D.
Executive Director

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 or more of FFAR’s Challenge Areas or AgMission. Successful applications will also serve the public by making data open and accessible.

The deadline to submit pre-proposals is March 8, 2023. Full application criteria and eligibility requirements are available on the 2023 Seeding Solutions web page.

FFAR highly encourages applications from Hispanic-serving institutions, 1890s Land-Grant Institutions and other Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions.



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