Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Competitive Grants Program

The summary for the Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers 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 CSREES, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Competitive Grants Program: The Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Competitive Grants Program (OASDFR) provides funds to organizations to conduct outreach and technical assistance to encourage and assist socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers to own and operate farms and ranches and to participate in agricultural programs. The OASDFR will support a wide range of outreach and assistance activities in farm management, financial management, marketing, application and bidding procedures, and other areas. The primary purpose of the OASDFR is to deliver outreach and technical assistance, to assure opportunities for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers to successfully acquire, own, operate, and retain farms and ranches; and assure equitable participation in the full range of USDA programs.
Federal Grant Title: Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Competitive Grants Program
Federal Agency Name: CSREES
Grant Categories: Environment Education Natural Resources Agriculture Food and Nutrition
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-CSREES-ICGP-001092
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.443
CFDA Descriptions: Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Dec 14, 2007 Request for Determination Deadline:
Posted Date: Oct 22, 2007
Creation Date: Oct 22, 2007
Archive Date: Jan 13, 2008
Total Program Funding: $5,900,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) 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 Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Postsecondary educational institutions and community-based organizations, networks, or coalitions of community-based organizations that meet certain criteria. Organizations that received funding under this section before Jan. 1, 1996 are also eligible. IMPORTANT! See RFA for specific eligibility requirements.
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Grant Announcement Contact
CSREES Help Desk
Phone: 202-401-5048
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