Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts Challenge Area

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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts Challenge Area: In FY 2017 NIFA invites applications for the SBEBP Challenge Area Program, and specific program areas are designed to achieve the long term outcome of reducing our nation's dependence on foreign oil and help meet the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 goal of 36 billion gallons/year of biofuels by 2022. In FY2017, the SBEBP is soliciting applications in the following priority areas: (1) Lignin or nano-cellulosic co-products from biomass feedstocks; and (2) Biomass feedstock genetic development and evaluation.
Federal Grant Title: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts Challenge Area
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)
Grant Categories: Agriculture Energy Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-AFRI-006352
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.310
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 28th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: June 28th, 2017
Posted Date: April 17th, 2017
Creation Date: April 17th, 2017
Archive Date: July 28th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $9,600,000
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Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: April 17th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
See Part III., A. Eligible Applicants in the RFA for details. Applications may only be submitted by eligible entities. Eligibility is linked to the project type. All project types are described beginning in Part II, C. in the RFA.
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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts (SBEBP) Challenge Area
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