Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture Program

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
November 16th, 2023
Close Date
January 16th, 2024
Total Funding
$5,700,000.00
Award Ceiling
$750,000.00
Award Floor
$150,000.00
Expected No. Awards
20
Opportunity No.
USDA-NIFA-NLGCA-010248

Agency

National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Agriculture

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture is offering Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture. These grants are aimed at helping institutions successfully compete for federal grants and other funding sources to carry out educational, research, and outreach activities related to agriculture. The grants can also be used to disseminate information on priority concerns to interested communities and encourage their participation in education, research, and outreach activities. Funding can be used for equipment and infrastructure acquisition, professional development of faculty, and the development of graduate assistantships. The grant opportunity does not require cost sharing or matching funds. The total program funding is $5,700,000, with an expected number of 20 awards. The award ceiling is $750,000 and the award floor is $150,000. The deadline for applications is January 16, 2024. For more information and to apply, visit the Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture Program webpage. For any questions, contact NIFA Support during business hours, Monday through Friday, 7a.m. – 5p.m. ET, except federal holidays, at grantapplicationquestions@usda.gov.

Description

Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land-Grant Colleges of Agriculture Program (NLGCA) Institutions may use the funds: (a) to successfully compete for funds from Federal grants and other sources to carry out educational, research, and outreach activities that address priority concerns of national, regional, State, and local interest; (b) to disseminate information relating to priority concerns to interested members of the agriculture, renewable resources, and other relevant communities, the public, and any other interested entity; (c) to encourage members of the agriculture, renewable resources, and other relevant communities to participate in priority education, research, and outreach activities by providing matching funding to leverage grant funds; and (d) through: (1) the purchase or other acquisition of equipment and other infrastructure (not including alteration, repair, renovation, or construction of buildings); (2) the professional growth and development of the faculty of the NLGCA Institution; and (3) the development of graduate assistantships.

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Title
Type
Grant