CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)

The Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) exemplifies the mission of the California State University system by working for California and its citizens through partnerships across the agricultural industry and beyond. Through the colleges of agriculture on four CSU campuses and allied disciplines across the CSU, the ARI conducts applied research to ensure the sustainability of California agriculture.

What type of funding is available?

ARI offers funding available for the following research priorities:

  • Agricultural Business
  • Biodiversity
  • Biotechnology
  • Food Science/Safety/Security
  • Natural Resources
  • Production and Cultural Practices
  • Public Policy
  • Water and Irrigation Technology

Please visit the ARI website for full descriptions on each research priority.  Application for a brief pre-proposal for ARI funding are due no later than November 13, 2017.  Please view the ARI Proposal Center for more detailed information related to this funding.

How is funding awarded?

Funding for ARI is provided through a separate allocation via the Chancellor's Office.

How do I get support?

The Office of Research will assist faculty with grant development for ARI request.  Please contact the Office of Research at 408-924-2272 or officeofresearch@sjsu.edu.  For more detailed information on ARI, please feel free to reach out to the ARI Program contacts:

CSU ARI Executive Director - David Still, Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, dwstill@cpp.edu

CSU ARI Administrative Analyst - Andrea Frontino, amfrontino@cpp.edu