Official Documents & Guidelines

NIFA-19-009 Indirect Cost Chart

Indirect costs (otherwise known as facilities and administration costs) may be limited by legislation under NIFA awards. The following chart is to assist in the understanding of the applicable indirect cost rate under NIFA programs.

NIFA-19-016 USDA Information Quality

NIFA is committed to ensuring all information we provide aligns with the Information Quality guidelines as described by USDA.

NIFA-19-008 Official List of Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSACU)

The institutions listed here are granted HSACU certification by the Secretary and are eligible for HSACU programs for the period starting October 1, 2018, and ending September 30, 2019.

NIFA-17-005 Federal Regulations for Intellectual Property

Regulations governing Intellectual Property from the Code of Federal Regulations.

NIFA-12-001 America Saves - Cooperative Extension: A Program Guide

The America Saves – Cooperative Extension program was designed by a working group of educators from both the Cooperative Extension system and the Consumer Federation of America. Recognizing the diversity in resources among Extension programs, three levels of programming options have been identified. This program guide was created to help you understand your programming options and to provide you with the information you need to offer an America Saves – Cooperative Extension program in your area.

NIFA-15-012 National Institute of Food and Agriculture Guiding Principles

National Institute of Food and Agriculture Guiding Principles

NIFA-15-011 Administrative Guidance for Multistate Extension and Integrated Activities

Administrative Guidance for Multistate Extension and Integrated Activities

NIFA-19-001 Official NIFA Identifier

The official visual NIFA identifier can be used to acknowledge in both print and web formats.

NIFA-13-001 Reform of Federal Policies Relating to Grants and Cooperative Agreements; Cost Principles and Administrative Requirements (Including Single Audit Act)

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is requesting input regarding proposed changes in federal policies that relate to grants and cooperative agreements. On February 1, 2013, OMB published a notice in the Federal Register entitled, "Reform of Federal Policies Relating to Grants and Cooperative Agreements; Cost Principles and Administrative Requirements (Including Single Audit Act)".

NIFA-14-003 Implementation of 2 CFR part 200

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published a final rule, 2 CFR part 200, "Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards" (78 FR 78589; December 26, 2013).