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Data Gateway

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture is committed to serving its stakeholders, Congress, and the public by using new technologies to advance greater openness.


As NIFA transitions to a new reporting system, the NIFA Reporting System, the AREERA Plans of Work and Annual Reports of Accomplishments, and their data, may not be immediately available in NIFA’s standard reports. For updates, visit the NIFA Reporting System page or email

Learn how to use the Data Gateway. Visit our Project Based Search Highlights and Congressional District Map Highlights for a quick visual overview of the features available.

The Data Gateway enables users to find funding data, metrics, and information about research, education, and extension projects that have received grant awards from NIFA. Users can use terms and filters to search for projects, choose the data elements to see in the results, and export the results.

For a quick overview, view the Data Gateway Factsheet. For details on the Data Gateway tool, visit the Data Gateway Resource Page.

Recent Awards

Recent Awards show the history of NIFA’s funding from Fiscal Year 2002 (FY02) to the present. Search and sort by title, state, amount and more.

Map of United States "NIFA funding by congressional district; 114th congress"

The Congressional Funding Map shows the distribution of NIFA’s competitive and capacity grants by district, dates and funding types.

Funding by Knowledge Area

Knowledge Area (KA) is a taxonomy used to categorize NIFA’s research, education, and extension projects by funding into related topics.

Funding by Subject of Investigation

Subject of Investigation (SOI) is a taxonomy used to group projects by funding with related focus areas, such as food or people and communities.

Funding by Field of Science

Field of Science (FOS) is a taxonomy used to organize NIFA’s projects by funding and the type of science, such as genetics or molecular biology.

Award Trends

Award Trends shows the dollar amount NIFA awarded by fiscal year – from FY02 to present – activity type, such as extension or integrated, and related trends.

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