Official Documents & Guidelines

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).

NIFA-14-001 Reinstatement of Funding Sources Reporting Requirement for NIFA Awards

This correspondence is to notify you that the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA will be modifying the following terms and conditions to reinstate the annual submission requirement to report project level funding and the funding source.

NIFA-12-003 Sections 738 and 739 of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012

Following advice of USDA's Office of the General Counsel, NIFA took steps to adhere to the restrictions of sections 738 and 739. NIFA incorporated a representation as part of the application instructions and an assurance as part of NIFA's award terms and conditions.

NIFA-19-017 McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Program Administrative Regulations Summary

All eligible institutions are required to conduct research supported with McIntire-Stennis funds and with matching funds, which comply with purposes of the McIntire Stennis Act.

NIFA-00-001 Administrative Manual for the McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Program

This manual sets forth administrative guidelines governing the use of funds allotted to the States under the provisions of the McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research Act for the conduct of forestry research by schools of forestry, land-grant colleges, and State Agricultural Experiment Stations.

NIFA-12-002 System for Award Management

Eight federal procurement systems and the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance will be combined into one new system, the System for Award Management (SAM).

NIFA-15-010 List of Agriculture-Related Fields for HSACU Eligibility

The instructional programs listed in this appendix are observed to be agriculture-related fields for HSACU eligibility purposes. Programs are listed in numerical order by their six-digit CIP code followed by the full title of the instructional program, as listed by the U.S. Department of Education.

NIFA-20-001 Non-Land-Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA) List

List of Certified Non-Land-Grant Colleges of Agriculture