Integrated Organic Program

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Integrated Organic Program: The Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) requests applications for the Integrated Organic Program for fiscal year (FY) 2007 to solve critical organic agriculture issues, priorities, or problems through the integration of research, education, and extension activities in two program areas: (1) Organic Transitions Program (ORG); and (2) Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI). ORG funds the development and implementation of research, extension and higher education programs to improve the competitiveness of organic producers. OREI funds research and extension programs that enhance the ability of producers and processors who have already adopted organic standards to grow and market high quality organic food, feed, and fiber.
Federal Grant Title: Integrated Organic Program
Federal Agency Name: CSREES
Grant Categories: Food and Nutrition Environment Natural Resources Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-CSREES-ICGP-000247
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.303
CFDA Descriptions: Integrated Programs
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Dec 18, 2006
Posted Date: Oct 19, 2006
Creation Date: Mar 22, 2007
Archive Date: Mar 22, 2007
Total Program Funding: $4,700,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Individuals Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education Small businesses For profit organizations other than small businesses Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
This program has 2 areas -- Organic Transitions (ORG) and Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI). Each has different eligibility requirements. For ORG, applications may be submitted by colleges and universities (as defined in Section 1404 of NARETPA) (7 U.S.C. 3103). For purposes of ORG, the terms "college" and "university" mean an educational institution in any State that (1) admits as regular students only persons having a certificate of graduation, or the recognized equivalent of such a certificate, from a school providing secondary education; (2) is legally authorized within such State to provide a program of education beyond secondary education; (3) provides an educational program for which a bachelor's degree or any other higher degree is awarded; (4) is a public or other nonprofit institution; and (5) is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association. Applications also may be submitted by 1994 Land-Grant Institutions. For OREI, applications may be submitted by State agricultural experiment stations, all colleges and universities, other research institutions and organizations, Federal agencies, national laboratories, private organizations or corporations, and individuals.
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Grant Announcement Contact
Kathy Kimble-Day
Program Specialist
Phone 202-401-4420 kday@csrees.usda.gov For questions regarding this RFA.
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