Official Documents & Guidelines

NIFA-20-007 USDA NIFA Implementation of OMB Memorandum M-20-26

Consistent with federal government agencies across the United States in the face of the new and unique challenges in confronting the COVID-19 epidemic, USDA NIFA continues to prioritize the health and safety of the research community.

NIFA-20-006 Implementation of OMB Memo M-20-17

The purpose of this guidance is to implement flexibilities authorized by Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum M-20-17 from specific administrative, financial management, and audit requirements contained in 2 CFR Part 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, without compromising accountability requirements.

NIFA-20-005 NIFA Coronavirus FAQs

This FAQ covers the most commonly asked questions about impacts of the COVID-19 emergency on USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grants. NIFA continues to evaluate options and flexibilities related to coronavirus impacts and will announce updates to this FAQ in the NIFA Update.

NIFA-18-003 NIFA Annual Monthly ASAP Accounts Suspension Schedule FY 2018

This is the NIFA Annual Monthly Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) Accounts Suspension Schedule for FY 2018.

NIFA-20-004 NIFA Industrial Hemp FAQs

NIFA Industrial Hemp Frequently Asked Questions

NIFA-19-018 EFNEP Integration of Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Efforts

EFNEP policies, procedures, and guidelines are developed and updated periodically based on federal legislation and regulations, stakeholder expertise and experience, and emerging trends and priorities. These documents ensure program fidelity and accountability, while also allowing for state and local flexibility.

NIFA-19-012 NIFA Research-Agency Specific, October 2019

Updated research terms and conditions for FY 2020, effective 10/1/2019.

NIFA-19-013 Capacity Award Terms and Conditions October 2019

Updated Capacity programs terms and conditions for FY 2020, effective October 1, 2019.

NIFA-19-014 1890 Facilities Program Terms and Conditions, October 2019

Updated 1890 Facilities Grants Terms and Conditions for FY 2020, effective October 1, 2019.

NIFA-19-015 Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) 2019 Terms and Conditions

Updated Small Business Innovation Research Terms and Conditions for FY 2020, effective October 1, 2019.