Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Food Security

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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Food Security: The Food Security Challenge Area RFA focuses on the societal challenge to keep American agriculture competitive while ending world hunger. In the Food Security Challenge Area RFA, specific program areas are designed to achieve the long-term outcome of increasing food availability and decreasing the number of food insecure individuals. Project types supported by AFRI within this RFA include single-function Extension Projects, multi-function Integrated Research, Education, and/or Extension Projects and Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Grants.
Federal Grant Title: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Food Security
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Grant Categories: Agriculture Education Food and Nutrition Health Regional Development Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-AFRI-003542
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.310
CFDA Descriptions: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)
Current Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2012
Posted Date: Sep 29, 2011
Creation Date: Nov 28, 2011
Archive Date: Apr 13, 2012
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $19,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Individuals - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility is linked to the project type requested in Program Area Descriptions beginning in Part I, C (page 6). All project types are described beginning in Part II, C (page 21). Eligible institutions for single-function Research, Education, or Extension Projects are described in paragraph #1 below. Eligible institutions for multi-functional Integrated Projects are described in paragraph #2 below.
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