Critical Agricultural Materials Program

The summary for the Critical Agricultural Materials Program Federal 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 government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: Critical Agricultural Materials Program
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Grant Categories: Agriculture Environment Natural Resources Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-OP-003504
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.200
CFDA Descriptions: Grants for Agricultural Research, Special Research Grants
Current Application Deadline: Sep 02, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Sep 02, 2011
Posted Date: Jul 29, 2011
Creation Date: Jul 29, 2011
Archive Date: Oct 02, 2011
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
For fiscal year (FY) 2011, funds are available and applications are requested for the Critical Agricultural Materials Program to develop and demonstrate industrial paints, coatings, adhesives for composites, and innovative aerial delivery systems or components that are manufactured from domestically produced crop or woody materials.
Grant Description
The Critical Agricultural Materials Competitive Grants Program supports product development, demonstration and validation of product performance under operational field conditions, specifically for paints, coatings, adhesives for composites, and aerial delivery systems or components which are manufactured from domestically produced agricultural materials and are of strategic and industrial importance to benefit the economy, defense and general well-being of the Nation. Many such products replace petroleum-based products, and offer opportunities to create new businesses and new markets for agricultural materials.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications may be submitted by any person, or public or private agency or organization. Award recipients may subcontract to organizations not eligible to apply provided such organizations are necessary for the conduct of the project. An applicant's failure to meet an eligibility criterion by the time of an 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.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://nifa.usda.gov/funding/rfas/cam.html
Grant Announcement Contact
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