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

The summary for the Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA) 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.
Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA) Program: 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 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.
Federal Grant Title: Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA) Program
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-NLGCA-006361
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.326
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 15th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: September 15th, 2017
Posted Date: May 19th, 2017
Creation Date: May 19th, 2017
Archive Date: October 15th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $4,700,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $750,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $30,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: May 19th, 2017
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 a Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture (NLGCAs) certified as such by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. See Part III, A. of the RFA for more details.
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Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA) Program
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