Capacity Building Grants for Non Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA)

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

credit:


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.
Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Estimated Funding: $4,650,000


Who's Eligible



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Capacity Building Grants for Non Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA)

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Applications may only be submitted by a Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture (NLGCAs) certified as such by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

In order for an institution to qualify as a NLGCA, it must be a public college or university offering a baccalaureate or higher degree in the study of food and agricultural sciences, as defined in 7 U.S.C.

3103(9).

A list of NLGCA’s certified by NIFA can be found on the NIFA website.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/capacity-building-grants-non-land-grant-colleges-agriculture-program-nlgca

Contact:
NIFA Help Desk Phone: 202-401-5048 Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays

Agency Email Description:
If you have any questions related to preparing application content

Agency Email:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov

Date Posted:
2016-01-27

Application Due Date:
2016-04-22

Archive Date:
2016-05-22



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