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Grant Opportunities for Global Engagement

Over the years, the Center for International Programs has provided guidance to others within NIFA to include global engagement opportunities for U.S. institutions in NIFA’s grant programs. The table below provides a list of RFAs and their associated international offerings in a simple format for potential applicants to peruse. 

NIFA RFAs Offering Opportunities for Global Engagement

RFAsWhat's Offered
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Foundational ProgramInternational Partnerships or Engagement
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce DevelopmentInternational Partnerships or Engagement, Travel, Research, and Student International Experiences
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Sustainable Agricultural SystemsInternational Partnerships or Engagement
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - NSF/NIFA Plant Biotic Interactions ProgramInternational Collaboration
Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants Program (BRAG)International Collaboration
Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land-Grant Colleges of Agriculture Program (NLGCA)International Partnerships or Engagement
Citrus Disease Research and Extension (CDRE)International Partnerships, Linkages, and Exchanges
1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) ProgramInternational Partnerships, Exchanges, Student International Experiences, Sabbaticals, Training, Travel, Research Opportunities, Extension, and Education
Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants ProgramInternational Experiential Learning, Special International Study, or Thesis/Dissertation Research Travel
Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative: Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)International Collaboration
Food Safety Outreach ProgramInternational Collaboration
Higher Education Challenge (HEC) Grants ProgramInternational Education and Research
Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP)International Partnerships or Engagement, Research, Study Abroad, Exchanges, Training, Trips, Faculty International Experiences
Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program (HSI)Student Experiential Learning, Expanding Domestic and International Markets, and International Experiential Learning
Minor Crop Pest Management Program Interregional Research Project #4 (IR-4)International Partnerships or Engagement
Organic Agriculture Research and Extension InitiativeExploring International Trade Opportunities and International Partnerships, Linkages, and Exchanges
Organic Transitions (ORG)International Partnerships, Linkages and Exchanges
Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA)International Education/Research (enhancement of US programs)
Signals in the Soil (SitS)International Collaboration
Small Business Innovation Research Program - Phase IDeveloping New Market Strategies
Small Business Innovation Research Program - Phase IIPotential Global Commercial Outcome
Smith-Lever Special Needs Competitive Grants ProgramInternational Collaboration
Special Research Grants Program - Aquaculture ResearchInternational Partnerships and Engagement
Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI)International Partnerships, Linkages, and Exchanges
Tribal Colleges Research Grants ProgramInternational Partnerships
Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS)International Experiential Learning



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