1890 Institution Teaching,Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program

The summary for the 1890 Institution Teaching,Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
1890 Institution Teaching,Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program: 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.
Federal Grant Title: 1890 Institution Teaching,Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-CBGP-004423
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.216
CFDA Descriptions: 1890 Institution Capacity Building Grants
Current Application Deadline: Mar 19, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Mar 19, 2014
Posted Date: Jan 15, 2014
Creation Date: Jan 15, 2014
Archive Date: Apr 18, 2014
Total Program Funding: $18,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $600,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
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, agricultural and human science professionals and scientists; develop strong research that addresses current challenges in today's agriculture; and to deliver needed help to communities, small farms and other clients.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications may only 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; and West Virginia State University.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
1890 Institution Teaching,Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program
Grant Announcement Contact
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