FY '18 1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program RFA

The summary for the FY '18 1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program RFA 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.
FY '18 1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program RFA: The 1890 CBG is intended to strengthen teaching, research and extension programs in the food and agricultural sciences by building the institutional capacities of the 1890 Land-Grant Institutions,including Tuskegee University, West Virginia State University, and Central State University (per Section 7129 of Pub. L. 113-79). The CBG program supports projects that strengthen teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences in the need areas of curriculum design and materials development, faculty development, and others. CBG supports projects that strengthen research and extension programs in need areas of studies and experimentation, extension program development support systems, and others. The CBG also support integrated project grants. The intent of this initiative is to increase and strengthen food and agriculture sciences at the 1890s through integration of education, research and extension. Applications submitted to CBG must address at least one of the following NIFA strategic goals: sustainable bioenergy; food security; childhood obesity prevention; or food safety. See RFA for details.
Federal Grant Title: FY '18 1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program RFA
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-CBGP-006531
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.216
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 1st, 2018
Original Application Deadline: May 1st, 2018
Posted Date: February 23rd, 2018
Creation Date: February 23rd, 2018
Archive Date: May 31st, 2018
Total Program Funding: $18,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $600,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 70
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: February 23rd, 2018
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 eligible 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, including Tuskegee University, West Virginia State University, and Central State University (per Section 7129 of Pub. L. 113-79). The eligible institutions are: Alabama A&M University, Prairie View A&M University, Alcorn State University, South Carolina State University, Central State University, Southern University and A&M College, Delaware State University, Tennessee State University, Florida A&M University, Tuskegee University, Fort Valley State University, University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Kentucky State University, University of Maryland-Eastern Shore, Langston University, Virginia State University, Lincoln University (MO), West Virginia State University, and North Carolina A&T State University. Faculty and students receiving support for developmental activities or educational costs must be an eligible participant (citizen or national of the United States as defined in Part VIII, E. – Definitions). Students must be enrolled at institutions that are eligible to receive CBG awards (see above paragraphs). Where student or faculty eligibility is claimed under 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(22), documentary evidence from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) as to such eligibility must be made available to NIFA upon request. United States citizenship is not required of faculty that wish to serve as a PD, co-PD, or key personnel on a Standard or Collaborative project. United States citizenship is required for faculty who serve as PDs on Professional Development projects. Faculty may not serve as PD on more than two (2) active CBG projects. If an applicant has two (2) active projects, at least one (1) project must be scheduled to expire by the end of the current fiscal year. Additionally, faculty may not submit more than one (1) application as the lead PD to the CBG program in FY 2018. However, there is no limit on the number of applications for which faculty may be listed as co-PD or key personnel. NOTE: All key personnel must submit a current and pending support form. Key personnel may not commit more than 100% effort on concurrent projects. Collaborative and Integrated Project award recipients may subcontract, as deemed appropriate, to organizations not eligible to apply provided such organizations are necessary to conduct a successful project. The subcontract must advance capacity building at the 1890 institution in the area of the submitted application.
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