AgrAbility - Assistive Technology Program for Farmers with Disabilities

The summary for the AgrAbility - Assistive Technology Program for Farmers with Disabilities 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 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.
AgrAbility - Assistive Technology Program for Farmers with Disabilities: The AgrAbility program increases the likelihood that farmers, ranchers, farm workers and farm family members with disabilities will experience success in agricultural production. The program supports projects between State Cooperative Extension System and private, non-profit disability organizations who work in partnership to provide agricultural education and assistance directed at accommodating disability in farm operations for individuals with disabilities, and their families, who engage in farming and farm-related occupations.
Federal Grant Title: AgrAbility - Assistive Technology Program for Farmers with Disabilities
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-SLBCD-006537
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.500
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: April 30th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: April 30th, 2018
Posted Date: February 26th, 2018
Creation Date: February 26th, 2018
Archive Date: May 30th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $4,100,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $180,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: February 26th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
and 1890 Land Grant Colleges and Universities, including the University of the District of Columbia, Tuskegee University, West Virginia State University, and Central State University. Applicants must partner on their projects with private non-profit organizations providing direct service to individuals with disabilities. Award recipients may subcontract to organizations not eligible to apply (such as 1994 Land Grant Colleges, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, eXtension) provided such organizations are necessary for the conduct of the project. The 1862 and 1890 Land Grant Institutions may partner with each other and/or other Land Grant Institutions (e.g., 1994 Land Grants) and Non-Land Grant Institutions within their state or their region on joint proposals. Failure to meet an eligibility criterion by the application deadline may result in the application being excluded from consideration or, even though an application may be reviewed, will preclude NIFA from making an award.
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