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NIFA Instructions on Returning Funds to ASAP

Request a copy of the slide deck: How to Return Funds to NIFA via ASAP.

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RREA Planning and Reporting Guide FY 2017- 2021

Renewable Resources Extension Act (RREA) Planning and Reporting Guide for FY 2017-2021

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USDA Civil Rights Policy Statement (May 22, 2020)

USDA Civil Rights Policy Statement (May 22, 2020), Signed by Secretary Sonny Perdue.

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AFRI Request for Applications Resources

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) streamlined the content of its Requests for Applications (RFA).

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Instructions for Animal Health Capacity Search

Animal Health funding for NIFA partner institutions is determined on an annual basis through a set of formula calculations. Part of these calculations includes determining an institution's Animal Health Capacity, which is determined by…

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Continuation Awards FAQs

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is implementing a new process to simplify the time and effort required to apply for a continuation award. NIFA staff implemented the change using a Continuous Process Improvement …

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Level 2 eAuthentication Instructions

This document provides instructions for grant recipients to obtain access to the ezFedGrants external portal for the purpose of managing grants they receive from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) or other USDA…

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Capacity Award Terms and Conditions

Capacity Award Terms and Conditions

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Insular Areas Grant Administrative and Fiscal Requirements

Overview of NIFA Grant Award Administrative and Fiscal Requirements for Insular Areas

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Insular Area NIFA Grant Award Administrative and Fiscal Requirements

Overview of NIFA Grant Award Administrative and Fiscal Requirements for Insular Areas

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1890 NIFA Grant Award Administrative and Fiscal Requirements

Overview of NIFA Grant Award Administrative and Fiscal Requirements for 1890 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities.

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1862 Grant Award Administrative and Fiscal Requirements

Overview of NIFA Grant Award Administrative and Fiscal Requirements for 1862 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities

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1890 Authorized Representative Clarification

Memorandum from Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy to 1890 Institutions regarding 1890 Research and Extension Award Authorized Representative - Authorized Organizational Representative Clarification

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October 24, 2016 Memorandum to 1890s: Clarification on use of Qualifying Educational Expenses as match

October 24, 2016 Memorandum issued by NIFA OGFM Deputy Director, to 1890 Land-Grant University Presidents, Provosts, 1890 Extension Administrators, and 1890 Agricultural Research Directors with the Subject Line: Clarification on Use of…

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Uniform Guidance Time and Effort Reporting FAQ

A summary of the requirements for Time and Effort Reporting documentation in the Uniform Guidance along with Frequently Asked Questions received by NIFA.

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Capacity Prior Approval for Equipment FAQs

An updated Frequently Asked Questions associated with the prior approval for equipment requirements implemented for capacity grantees in FY 2017. The FAQ contains information about the requirements, types of general and special purpose…

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Capacity Grantee Equipment Prior Approval Request Submission Checklist

A tool for capacity grantees to ensure that their equipment prior approval requests contain required and adequate information. UPDATED December 3, 2018.

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Sample Equipment Prior Approval Request

To assist Capacity grantees in preparing prior approval for equipment requests, this sample request, utilizing the template, illustrates a request with adequate levels of detail and information. UPDATED December 3, 2018, to reflect 508…

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Template 1 (Table) - Prior approval for equipment request

This template may be used by capacity grantees to prepare and submit prior approval for equipment requests for their capacity grants. Use of the template is not required - requests may be submitted in any form so long as the item name,…

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CYFAR 101 - National Outcomes, Logic Model and Common Measures

Planning for effective program evaluation is a critical component of ensuring efficacy of a program. There are numerous steps that are involved in planning a program evaluation, including understanding the needs of your program’s target…

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DOL Overtime Final Rule

On May 23, 2016, the Department of Labor published “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Computer and Outside Sales Employees” — known as the “Overtime” final rule — which updates the…

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Assessing System Gaps in Extension Education Evaluation Resources

The project will examine the current state of the field, and identify key assets and gaps with regard to program development and evaluation resources. A roadmap, as the main deliverable and outcome of both assessment and dialogue, will…

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Data Summit Program and Agenda

Program for the Data Science in Agriculture Summit, including agenda and biographies. Select to access the web version of the program, or the pdf below. Return to the data summit page.

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National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Memorandum of Understanding

The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is to establish a continuing a working relationship between the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and the Extension Service (ES), United States Department of…

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National Science Foundation Geosciences Directorate Memorandum of Agreement

The purpose of this Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) is to encourage and support interaction among the NSF/GEO and NIFA personnel and the sharing of information about project activities and area of mutual interest. This MOA is intended to…

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