Request for Application (RFA) Schedule

The listed schedule shows anticipated dates of publication for upcoming FY 2018 RFAs.

NIFA does not guarantee that the RFAs will publish by these dates. This schedule is for informational purposes only and will be updated on a biweekly basis. Questions about this list may be addressed to Niktina Lewis, by email at or phone at (202) 401-4248.

RFA Title Anticipated Month of Publication
AgrAbility February 2018
Tribal Research (TCRGP) February 2018
1890 Capacity Building Programs (Teaching, Research, and Extension) (CBG) February 2018
Capacity Building Grants for Non Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture Program (NLGCA) February 2018
Alaska and Hawaiian Native-Serving Institutions February 2018
Higher Education Challenge Grants (HEC) February 2018
Supplemental and Alternative Crops - Canola (SACC) February 2018
Crop Protection and Pest Management (CPPM) February 2018
Farm Business and Benchmarking Program (FBMB) February 2018
AFRI - Foundational February 2018
AFRI - Education and Workforce February 2018
AFRI - Sustainable Agricultural Systems February 2018
Risk Management Education (ARME) February 2018
Children, Youth, and Families at Risk Sustainable Community Projects (CYFAR-SCP) February 2018
Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification (YFSEC) February 2018
Alfalfa and Forage Research Program (AFRP) February 2018
RREA-National Focus Fund Program February 2018
Aquaculture Research February 2018
Rural Health and Safety Education February 2018
Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP) March 2018
Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)/ Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative (FADI) April 2018
Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grants Program April 2018
Emergency Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program component of SCRI Pre-application April 2018
Smith-Lever Special Needs Competitive Grants (SLSNCGP) April 2018
NSF-NIFA Plant Biotic Interactions Program April 2018
Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank June 2018
National Needs Graduate Fellowships Program August 2018
Multicultural Scholars August 2018
Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I September 2018