AgrAbility grant – assistive technology program for farmers with disabilities announced

The AgrAbility program increases the likelihood that farmers, ranchers, farm workers and Funding opportunityfarm family members with disabilities will experience success in agricultural production. The program supports projects between State Cooperative Extension System and private, non-profit disability organizations who work in partnership to provide agricultural education and assistance directed at accommodating disability in farm operations for individuals with disabilities, and their families, who engage in farming and farm-related occupations.

Who Is Eligible to Apply:

1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, Other or Additional Information (See below)

More Information on Eligibility:

Applications may be submitted only by Cooperative Extension at 1862 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities including University of the District of Columbia, and 1890 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities, including the Central State University, Tuskegee University and West Virginia State University.

Request for Applications

Apply For Grant

Closing Date: Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

Letter of Intent Due: Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-SLBCD-006186

Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,000,000

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