Category Archives: Funding Opportunities

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Agricultural Systems RFA

Applications to the FY 2019 Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) Request for Applications (RFA) must focus on approaches that promote transformational changes in the U.S. food and agriculture system within the next 25 years. NIFA … Continue reading

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Plan of Work and REEport Integration Update

NIFA deployed the most recent release to the Institutional Profile on March 22, 2019. The enhancements provide the necessary functionality to support the 2020 Plan of Work (POW) reporting process. The release provides two key features particularly relevant to our partners’ … Continue reading

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Minor Crop Pest Management Program Interregional Research Project #4 (IR-4) Grant Open

The purpose of the IR-4 program is to enable the crop protection industry to provide safe, effective, and economical crop protection products for growers and consumers of minor/specialty crops. The crop protection industry cannot justify the costs associated with the … Continue reading

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Crop Protection and Pest Management RFA Open

The Crop Protection and Pest Management (CPPM) program RFA, through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), is now open. The purpose of the CPPM program is to address high priority issues related … Continue reading

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North Central Integrated Pest Management Center Announces Request for Applications for Working Groups and Critical Issues Grants

East Lansing, Michigan — The North Central Integrated Pest Management Center (NCIPMC) is pleased to announce the availability of funds and requests for proposals (RFA) for working groups and critical issues, that support NCIPMC and regional integrated pest management (IPM) … Continue reading

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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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