Guidelines for Acknowledging Funds
Proper citation of Western SARE is required on all printed or electronic materials produced in conjunction with your project or when referencing the project itself. The proper name to be used is “Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education” on first reference and “Western SARE” on subsequent references.
We also encourage you to include the Western SARE logo,the NIFA logo, and where feasible, the Western SARE website, and phone number, 435-797-2257.
The following acknowledgement should be included on all materials for your Western SARE project, [project number].
"This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number XXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX through the Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program under subaward number [project number]. USDA is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.”
The award number and project number will be in your award letter.
Whenever practical, the Western SARE logo and NIFA’s official identifier should be included in publications, posters, websites and presentations resulting from their award.
- The Western SARE logo and guidelines for use.
- The NIFA identifier.
All publications and other materials, except scientific articles or papers published in scientific journals, MUST contain the following statement:
"Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture."
The awardee is responsible for acknowledging NIFA support during news media interviews that discuss work supported by NIFA.