Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Competitive Grants Program

The summary for the Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Competitive Grants 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.
Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Competitive Grants Program: NIFA requests applications for the AgVets for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) to provide grants to nonprofit organizations for training programs and services to establish and enhance farming and ranching opportunities for military veterans.
Federal Grant Title: Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Competitive Grants Program
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-OP-006410
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.334
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: February 8th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: February 8th, 2018
Posted Date: November 21st, 2017
Creation Date: November 21st, 2017
Archive Date: March 10th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $4,797,500
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: November 21st, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
AgVets applicants must be nonprofit organizations. The Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, 2 CFR part 200, defines the term “nonprofit organization” as follows: Nonprofit organization means any corporation, trust, association, cooperative, or other organization, not including institutions of higher education (IHEs), that: (a) Is operated primarily for scientific, educational, service, charitable, or similar purposes in the public interest; (b) Is not organized primarily for profit; and (c) Uses net proceeds to maintain, improve, or expand the operations of the organization.
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Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Competitive Grants Program
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