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Modification on page 33 of RFA.
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Funding Opportunity Number:
Jan 08, 2013
Jan 29, 2013
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 05, 2013
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 05, 2013
Apr 04, 2013
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
The intent of this program is to build and strengthen institutional capacity through stimulating the development of high quality Education, Research and Extension programs at the 1890 Land-Grant Universities to produce baccalaureate and higher level degree graduates capable of strengthening the Nation's food and agricultural scientists and professionals, developing strong research that addresses current challenges in today's agriculture, and delivering needed help to communities, small farms, and other clients.
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1890 Institution Capacity Building Grants
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Applications may be submitted by 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, including Tuskegee University and West Virginia State University. The eligible institutions are: Alabama A&M University, University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Delaware State University, Florida A&M University, Fort Valley State University, Kentucky State University, Alcorn State University, Southern University and A&M College, University of Maryland-Eastern Shore, Lincoln University (MO), North Carolina A&T State University, Langston University, South Carolina State University, Tennessee State University, Prairie View A&M University, Virginia State University, Tuskegee University, West Virginia State University
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
The 1890 CBG is intended to strengthen teaching, research and extension programs in the food and agricultural sciences by building the institutional capacities of the 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, and Tuskegee University. The CBG program supports projects that strengthen teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences in the need areas of curriculum design and materials development, faculty development, and others. CBG supports projects that strengthen research and extension programs in need areas of studies and experimentation, extension program development support systems, and others. The CBG also support integrated project grants. The intent of this initiative is to increase and strengthen food and agriculture sciences at the 1890s through integration of education, research and extension. Applications submitted to CBG must address at least one of the following NIFA strategic goals: sustainable bioenergy; food security; childhood obesity prevention; climate change; or food safety. See RFA for details.
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