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Nov 142022


Application Deadline: Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Regional Host Institution Funding Opportunity

The purpose of the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program is to encourage research and outreach designed to increase knowledge concerning agricultural production systems that: maintain and enhance the quality and productivity of the soil; conserve soil, water, energy, natural resources, and fish and wildlife habitat; maintain and enhance the quality of surface and ground water;… View Event

Oct 252022


Application Deadline: Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs Phase I

The USDA SBIR/STTR programs focus on transforming scientific discovery into products and services with commercial potential and/or societal benefit. Unlike fundamental research, the USDA SBIR/STTR programs support small businesses in the creation of innovative, disruptive technologies and enable the application of research advancements from conception into the market. The STTR program aims to… View Event

Oct 072022


Application Deadline: Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program Funding Opportunity

This notice identifies the objectives for Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program (CFPCGP) projects, deadlines, funding information, eligibility criteria for projects and applicants, and application forms and associated instructions. In FY 2023 NIFA’s CFPCGP intends to solicit applications and fund three types of grants. The grant types are entitled (1) Training and Technical Assistance… View Event

Sep 302022


FY 2020 NSF - NIFA Plant Biotic Interactions Program Request for Applications Deadline

The Plant Biotic Interactions (PBI) program supports research on the processes that mediate beneficial and antagonistic interactions between plants and their viral, bacterial, oomycete, fungal, plant, and invertebrate symbionts, pathogens and pests. This joint NSF-NIFA program supports projects focused on current and emerging model and non-model systems and agriculturally relevant plants. For… View Event

Sep 222022


Application Deadline: Urban, Indoor, and Emerging Agriculture Funding Opportunity

The Urban, Indoor, and Emerging Agriculture (UIE) program supports research, education, and extension work by awarding grants to solve key problems of local, regional, and national importance that facilitate development of urban, indoor, and emerging agricultural systems. The program includes food value chain stages: production, harvesting, transportation, aggregation, packaging, distribution,… View Event

Aug 312022


Application Deadline: 1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program

The 1890 CBG is intended to strengthen teaching, research and extension programs in the food and agricultural sciences by building the institutional capacities of the 1890 Land-Grant Institutions,including Tuskegee University, West Virginia State University, and Central State University (per Section 7129 of Pub. L. 113-79). The CBG program supports projects that strengthen teaching programs in… View Event

Aug 312022


Application Deadline: Bioproduct Pilot Program

The Bioproduct Pilot Program seeks to study the benefits of using materials derived from covered agricultural commodities for manufacture of construction and consumer products. This program directs the USDA to partner with no less than one qualified institution to support the scale-up of sustainable bioproduct manufacturing, with the goal of providing a low-cost alternative to conventional… View Event

Aug 292022


Application Deadline: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program funding opportunity

This competitive grants program is intended to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences. Programs aim to attract outstanding students and produce graduates capable of enhancing the Nation's food and agricultural scientific and professional work force. For more information, visit the Hispanic-… View Event

Jul 282022


Application Deadline: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Applications to the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) Request for Applications (RFA) must focus on approaches that promote transformational changes in the U.S. food and agriculture system. NIFA seeks creative and visionary applications that take a systems approach for projects are expected to significantly improve the supply of affordable, safe,… View Event

Jul 212022


Application Deadline: Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI) focuses on collaborative science engagement that intends to develop a community of researchers across both crops and animals that will lay the foundation for expanding knowledge concerning genomes and phenomes of importance to the agriculture sector of the United States. AG2PI supports multiple… View Event