Our Funding Process

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research builds unique partnerships to support innovative and actionable science addressing today’s food and agriculture challenges. Leveraging public and private resources, FFAR will increase the scientific and technological research, innovation, and partnerships critical to enhancing sustainable production of nutritious food for a growing global population. To maximize the Foundation’s impact potential, FFAR is committed to complementing and not duplicating existing research endeavors.

Each project funded by FFAR undertakes a rigorous review process.  

Open Opportunities

Learn more about our open opportunities. You will find full details about open requests for applications (RFA) and important information about each opportunity. 

Applicant Resources

Find sample forms, biosketch instructions, and more information about matching funds on our applicant resources page

Grantee Resources

Find communication resources, modification requests, and grant policies and procedures on our grantee resources page

Peer Review Resources

Find information on how to become a peer reviewer on our peer reviewer resources page

How to Apply

Log on to Proposal Central. Under “Grant Opportunities,” select “Filter by Grant Maker,” select “Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research” and look for the funding opportunity you are interested in.