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FY 2021 Combined Research and Extension OGFM Multi‐State and Integrated Activity Supplemental Forms

This requirement applies only to 1862 Land‐Grant Universities that are required to expend a specified percentage of Hatch Act and Smith‐Lever Act formula grant funds on multistate extension and integrated research and extension…

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NIFA FY 2022 President's Budget Proposal

Discretionary funding totaling $1.96 billion will support high-priority issues, including a $700 million investment in America’s flagship agricultural science competitive grants program. The document describes the funding proposed in…

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VMLRP Service Verification Form (NIFA-09-10)

Loan payments are disbursed each quarter for the work hours completed based on the information, descriptions, and activities within the participant’s shortage nomination, as certified on the VMLRP Service Verification Form NIFA-09-10…

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Nutritional Security Webinar Series Speaker Bios: Prioritizing Nutrition Security - Emerging Approaches in Research and Practice

Prioritizing Nutrition Security - Emerging Approaches in Research and Practice: Speaker bios

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Nutritional Security Webinar Series Flyer: Prioritizing Nutrition Security - Emerging Approaches in Research and Practice

Learn about emerging approaches to prioritizing nutrition security in research and practice at an upcoming webinar on Monday, September 27th from 3 – 4:30 p.m. EST (2 – 3:30 p.m. CST).

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MSCFR & RREA Administrative Meeting Brochure

The 2021 McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research (MSCFR) and the Renewable Resources Extension Act (RREA) programs will hold two events (Fall and Spring) to identify opportunities, discuss challenges, and collaborate in…

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AD2106 Voluntary Demographic Form

AD2106 Voluntary Demographic Form to Assist in Assessment of USDA Compliance with Civil Rights Laws. This form is used by USDA agencies, including FSA, NRCS, RBS, RHS, and RUS to gather race, ethnicity, and gender information from…

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Agreement of Understanding and Compliance with Civil Rights Laws

Agreement of Understanding and Compliance with Civil Rights Laws example.

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Request for Non-Land-Grant Colleges of Agriculture Designation

The Non-Land-Grant Colleges of Agriculture Designation guidance can be used by eligible institutions to submit a request to be designated as an NLGCA institution. This NIFA-certified designation is an eligibility requirement for the…

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4-H Name and Emblem Application

Commercial vendors, private organizations, and all other entities must apply for and receive authorization in order to use the 4-H Name or Emblem. Prior to submitting the web-based application form, applicants need to carefully read the…

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4-H Name and Emblem List of Authorized Vendors

A listing of those entities who have received authorization to use the 4-H Name and Emblem from the Division of Youth and 4-H. This document will be frequently updated. For additional information, check out the 4-H Name and Emblem…

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Commodity Board Submission Form

This topic submission form is for the NIFA Commodity Boards Topic Provision. This form is intended for eligible commodity boards to submit a topic to NIFA for potential inclusion in AFRI RFAs, as described in detail on the main…

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NIFA Partnership Award

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recognizes there are many outstanding contributions that our partners in the Land-Grant Universities and other cooperating institutions and organizations have achieved. To recognize…

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NIFA Hall of Fame Awards

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking nominations for the NIFA Hall of Fame, which was created at the agency's five-year anniversary. Inductees into the NIFA Hall of Fame have worked, coordinated, or…

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Programa de Investigación e Innovación para Pequeñas Empresas

El Instituto Nacional de Alimentación y Agricultura (NIFA, por sus siglas en inglés) administra el programa SBIR del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA), el cual se centra en proyectos que mejoran la agricultura, el…

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The United States and CGIAR

The United States investment in CGIAR research is a win-win proposition for the U.S. and developing countries. This document describes the five wins from collaboration between the U.S. and CGIAR.

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Recommended Format for Submitting Expected Outcomes

Expected Outcomes – PDF Attachment These are the Recommended Format for Submitting Expected Outcomes for DOCE RFAs. Title the attachment “Expected Outcomes” in the document header and save file as “ExpectedOutcomes.” Please use a…

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Global Engagement Opportunities

NIFA is committed to strengthening American agriculture through global engagement. Applicants to NIFA's programs have opportunities to include international collaborations or activities within their proposals.

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CATIE Brochure

In 2016, the United States Department of Agriculture signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center. There are multiple mechanisms for collaboration among US universities and…

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Template 2 (list) - Prior Approval for Equipment Request

This template may be used by capacity grantees to prepare and submit prior approval for equipment requests for their capacity grants. Use of the template is not required — requests may be submitted in any form so long as the item name,…

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4-H Programming Partnerships

The following partnerships are with Cooperative Extension Service 4-H professionals at the land-grant universities and representatives from National 4-H Council. The Division of Youth and 4-H works with these partners to provide…

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4-H Guiding Principles

The 4-H Guiding Principles document lists effective practices of the guiding principles for positive youth development that underlie all 4-H Youth Development programming.

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How 4-H is Implemented

From the very beginning it was intended that the Cooperative Extension Service would provide for the teaching of youth. Funding for Cooperative Extension programs, including 4-H, conducted by the land-grant universities is provided at…

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4-H Overview

4-H has a rich history of being a leader in positive youth development experiences for more than a century. The tie with land-grant universities and the U.S. Department of Agriculture assures a research and science base to the program…

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National Framework for Health and Wellness

The new Cooperative Extension National Framework for Health and Wellness is a tool to help Extension systematically address the programmatic area of health and wellness at the individual, community, environmental, and policy levels. …
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