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Funding

Children, Youth, and Families at Risk (CYFAR) Sustainable Community Projects

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA announces the Children, Youth, and Families at Risk (CYFAR) funding program to improve the quality and quantity of comprehensive community-based programs for at-risk children, youth, and families supported by the Cooperative Extension System. The CYFAR program mission is to marshal resources of the Land-Grant and Cooperative Extension Systems to develop and deliver educational programs that equip limited resource families and youth who are at-risk for not meeting basic human needs with the skills they need to lead positive, productive, contributing lives.

Who Is Eligible to Apply

  • 1862 Land-Grant Institutions
  • 1890 Land-Grant Institutions
  • More Information on Eligibility

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

    Request for Application (RFA) | Apply: Electronic

    Solicitation Date (Opening) March 4, 2014
    Letter of Intent Due Date None
    Due Date (Closing)
    April 11, 2014
    Estimated Total Program Funding $6,455,000.00
    Range of Awards $0.00 to $175,000.00
    Percent of Applications Funded Last Fiscal Year 29%
    Cost Sharing Requirements None
    For More Information Contact Bonita Williams
    Funding Opportunity Number USDA-NIFA-SLBCD-004490
    CFDA Number 10.500 Cooperative Extension Service
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