CAREO Seed Grants Due September 30, 2017


The Center for Agricultural Research, Engagement & Outreach (CAREO) was established to expand the impact of Virginia State University’s 1890 Land Grant Mission through integrated research and extension, outreach and university collaboration.

CAREO Seed Grants have been established to increase VSU’s research portfolio, while addressing issues pertaining to USDA/NIFA priorities, our 1890 land grant mission, and the new Virginia Economy Strategic Plan.

The grant program emphasizes research related to:

  • Food Security and Hunger/Urban Agriculture
  • Human Health & Nutrition
  • STEAM and Entrepreneurship Education
  • Agriculture-Based Business Development

Applications are due by September 30, 2017.

Download the complete CAREO Seed Grant RFP here.

PRESENTATION: CAREO Fall 2017 Seed Grants Available

Lesha Berkel