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Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA)

The Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants (SPECA) program seeks to: (a) promote and strengthen secondary education and two-year postsecondary education in the food and agriculture sciences in order to help ensure the existence of a workforce in the United States that's qualified to serve the food and agriculture sciences system; and (b) promote complementary and synergistic linkages among secondary, two-year postsecondary, and higher education programs in the food and agriculture sciences in order to advance excellence in education and encourage more young Americans to pursue and complete a baccalaureate or higher degree in the food and agriculture sciences.

Dates may vary. Please see RFA for exact details.

Eligibility
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More Information on Eligibility

Applications may only be submitted by: (1) public secondary schools; (2) public or private nonprofit junior and community colleges; (3) institutions of higher education; or (4) nonprofit organizations. (Attach IRS 501(c)(3) status under R&R ‘Other Project Information’ Field 12 Other Attachments.)

Posted Date
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Closing Date
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Funding Opportunity Number
USDA-NIFA-SAECP-008882
Assistance Listing Number
10.226
Previous Fiscal Year RFA
Attachment Size
FY21-SPECA-Mod-RFA-508.pdf (309.87 KB) 309.87 KB
Estimated Total Program Funding
$800,000
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement
No Match Required
Range of Awards
$50,000 - $150,000
Percent of Applications Funded
16%
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