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Description of Modification
The expected number of awards is "3"; not "6".
Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Jan 11, 2011
Jan 11, 2011
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 10, 2011
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 10, 2011
Apr 09, 2011
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Employment, Labor and Training
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Cooperative Extension Service
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 Cooperative Extension at 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, including Tuskegee University and West Virginia State University, at 1862 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities, and the University of the District of Columbia. An applicant’s failure to meet an eligibility criterion by the time of an application deadline will preclude NIFA from reviewing their application or making an award.
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
NIFA requests applications for the Assistive Technology Program for Farmers with Disabilities (AgrAbility)- State and Regional AgrAbility Projects for fiscal year (FY) 2011 to increase the likelihood that farmers, ranchers, farm workers, or farm family members with disabilities and their farms experience success. NIFA seeks to expand the role of science in agriculture, environment, human nutrition and communities through focused, problem-solving research, education, and extension activities. In providing linkages among farmers and professionals, AgrAbility seeks to strengthen rural communities by providing employment opportunities for farmers and ranchers in production agriculture or a related occupation and accessibility to appropriate assistive technology needed for work and daily living activities in sustaining their livelihood.
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