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Research Facilities Act Program (RFAP)

Research Facilities Act Program is designed to assist in the construction, alteration, acquisition, modernization, renovation, or remodeling of an agricultural research facility to enhance the institution’s long-term impact on food and agricultural research.

Administration Alert

Until full-year appropriations is enacted into law, this program is on hold. If funded with FY 2024 appropriations, the information for this funding opportunity will be updated.


Overview

The RFAP is designed to assist in the construction, alteration, acquisition, modernization, renovation, or remodeling of an agricultural research facility to enhance the institution’s long-term impact on food and agricultural research. Priority may be placed on projects that are located at or primarily benefit minority-serving institutions (MSI). 

Authorization  

7 USC Section 390 et seq. of the FY2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill provided $2,000,000 to NIFA to support the construction, alteration, acquisition, modernization, renovation, or remodeling of an agricultural research facility.

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