Category Archives: Funding Opportunities

The following grant opportunities were created, updated, or deleted on Grants.gov:  USDA Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture SARE Regional Host Institution The purpose of the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program is to encourage research and outreach … Continue reading

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USDA announces two new grant opportunities

The following grant opportunities were created, updated, or deleted on Grants.gov:  USDA     Department of Agriculture DM-Office of Advocacy and Outreach Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program Synopsis 1 http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=294868 USDA Department … Continue reading

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Competitive Grants Workshop Link shared

On May 25, NIFA held a two-part informational webinar on competitive funding opportunities. The webinar was a part of the Competitive Funding Opportunity Workshops (CFOW). The recordings of the webinar and information to request the webinar slides can be accessed … Continue reading

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NIFA Funding Opportunity Workshop at ASPB

NIFA, along with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), will hold a funding opportunity workshop at the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) annual meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii on June 26. Dr. Liang-Shiou Lin, … Continue reading

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ezFedGrants Webinar Training for Users

NIFA is now using ezFedGrants for capacity grant agreements. For capacity grant applicants and grantees who want to learn more, the USDA Office of the Chief Financial Officer is hosting a series of webinars to help navigate the ezFedGrants system. … Continue reading

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ICPP offers assistance for registration, airfare and lodging

International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP) July 29-Aug. 3, 2018 (Boston): Plant Health in A Global Economy The 2018 International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP2018) Organizing Committee is offering need-based travel awards to increase access for early- and mid-career plant … Continue reading

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2017 Centennial Travel Award in Basic Science Tropical Disease Research funding announced

ASTMH is seeking applications from full-time postdoctoral fellows (PhD, MD degrees or the equivalent) with positions at U.S. or Canadian institutions for this international career opportunity focused on benefiting underserved populations around the world where the burden of disease is high. This $25,000 award … Continue reading

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Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) RFA released

The USDA’s, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Institute of Bioenergy, Climate, and Environment (IBCE) and the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Golden Field Office, Bioenergy Technologies Office announce the interagency Program to support the development … Continue reading

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USDA Announces $6 Million for Sustainable Energy Research

NIFA announced up to $6 million in available funding for research to support the next generation of sustainable biofuels and biomaterials. Funding is made through USDA’s Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI), a joint initiative with the Department of Energy. … Continue reading

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NIFA announces updates in three funding opportunities

NIFA announces that application packages for the following three funding opportunities have been modified in www.grants.gov. ALL other application packages for other funding opportunities have NOT been modified. Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-AFRI-006351 Opportunity Title: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Foundational … Continue reading

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