Category Archives: Funding Opportunities

Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), operating through the Risk Management Agency (RMA) announces two RFA’s

The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), operating through the Risk Management Agency (RMA), announces its intent to award: Approximately $4 Million to fund the Risk Management Education (RME) Partnerships Program. The RME announcement is posted on Grants.gov at:  https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html (Enter … Continue reading

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USDA announces four grant opportunities

The following grant opportunities were created, updated, or deleted on Grants.gov:   USDA Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program Synopsis 1 http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293846 USDA Department of Agriculture Forest Service 2018 … Continue reading

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NIFA releases FY 2017 Food Safety Outreach Program Request for Applications (RFA)

USDA-NIFA is pleased to release the FY 2017 Food Safety Outreach Program Request for Applications (RFA).  The USDA-NIFA Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grant Program provides funding for food safety training and education for small and mid-sized producers, processors, and small … Continue reading

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AFRI announces grant opportunity

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2017 Agricultural Food and Research Initiative (AFRI) Foundational Program request for applications.  The Agricultural Economics and Rural Communities program area (AERC) has several grant opportunities you or your colleagues may be … Continue reading

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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative

USDA Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative Synopsis 1 http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293349

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USDA Announces $18 Million to Educate the Future Agricultural Science Workforce

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $18 million in available funding to foster the next generation of agricultural science professionals. Funding is made through NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI), … Continue reading

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iPIPE CAP Request for Year 4 Crop-Pest Program Statement of Interest

Integrated Pest Information Platform for Extension and Education (iPiPE) Cooperative Agricultural Project (CAP) Request for Year 4 Crop-Pest Program Statement of Interest Deadline: May 4, 2017 Background. Food security is best served by a national infrastructure of private and public … Continue reading

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Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP) announced by NIFA

Closing Date for Applications: May 19, 2017 The purpose of the Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP) is to develop, implement and sustain veterinary services and relieve veterinarian shortage situations in the United States and U.S. Insular Areas. USDA-NIFA-VSGP-006344

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1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program announced

Closing Date for Applications:May 31, 2017 USDA-NIFA-CBGP-006347 Applications may only be submitted by eligible 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, including Tuskegee University, West Virginia State University, and Central State University (per Section 7129 of Pub. L. 113-79). The eligible institutions are: Alabama … Continue reading

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USDA NIFA announces Higher Education Challenge Grants Program

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=292849 Current Closing Date for Applications: May 30, 2017 Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,500,000 Applications may be submitted by: (a) U.S. public or private nonprofit colleges and universities offering a baccalaureate or first professional degree in at least one discipline … Continue reading

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