Category Archives: Funding Opportunities

USAID’s Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research

NIFA has participated in the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Program since 2014. PEER is a competitive grants program that invites scientists in developing countries, partnered with U.S. government-supported collaborators, to apply … Continue reading

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FY 18 Farm to school grant announced

Document Type: Grants Notice  Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-FNS-F2S-2018 Funding Opportunity Title: FY 18 Farm to school Grant Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Food and Nutrition Category Explanation: Expected Number of Awards: … Continue reading

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USDA-NIFA to Invest in Specialty Crop Research

USDA-NIFA to Invest in Specialty Crop Research  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced Fiscal Year 2018 funding for research and extension activities to enhance productivity, safety, and innovation in the specialty crop … Continue reading

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Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) 

The purpose of the SCRI program is to address the critical needs of the specialty crop industry by awarding grants to support research and extension that address key challenges of national, regional, and multi-state importance in sustaining all components of … Continue reading

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Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Program announced

The application period is now open for the Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Program; an award to support women pursuing research in STEM2D (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing & Design).  Award recipients, one in each of the STEM2D disciplines will … Continue reading

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Prepare for the FY 2018 Farm to School Grant RFA

We plan to release the USDA Farm to School Grant RFA soon, but there’s no need to wait to start preparing. Here are five ways to get a jump start: Explore the Local Food Compass Map. On the site, you’ll … Continue reading

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FY 2018 Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) Request for Pre-Application (RFA) is now available

The FY 2018 Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) Request for Pre-Application (RFA) is now available for public viewing.    NIFA Funding Opportunity Page: https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/specialty-crop-research-initiative-scri.   Grants.gov Page: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=297651. This page includes a synopsis of the funding opportunity, a link to … Continue reading

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Organic Farming Research Foundation Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2018 Grant Funding

Fall 2017 Request for Proposals Proposal Information for Research and Projects Applicant Eligibility and Proposal Deadline The Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF) grants program is open to all applicants residing in Canada, Mexico and the United States. OFRF does not … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunity: Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program

Document Type: Grants Notice  Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-CFP-006392 Funding Opportunity Title: Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program Opportunity Category: Mandatory Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture Category Explanation: Expected Number of Awards: CFDA Number(s): … Continue reading

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Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program announced

This grant program supports: (1) training students for master’s and doctoral degrees in food, agricultural and natural resource sciences; and (2) Special International Study or Thesis/Dissertation Research Travel Allowances (IRTA) for eligible USDA NNF beneficiaries. Awards are specifically intended to … Continue reading

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