Renewable Resources Extension Act - National Focus Fund Projects

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Renewable Resources Extension Act - National Focus Fund Projects: The Renewable Resources Extension Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-306, 92 Stat. 349, 16 U.S.C. 1671 et seq.) provides for an expanded and comprehensive extension program for forest and rangeland renewable resources. The majority of the appropriated funds are distributed to eligible institutions based on a formula that considers the geographic extent, ecosystem productivity, economic contribution, and population for each state.Since FY 2002, a small amount of these funds have been used to fund National Focus Fund Projects which have served to expand comprehensive extension programs for forest and rangeland renewable resources on a national, regional, or multi-institutional scale through better program coordination, innovative technologies, and extension models that can be easily duplicated.
Federal Grant Title: Renewable Resources Extension Act - National Focus Fund Projects
Federal Agency Name: CSREES
Grant Categories: Agriculture Energy Environment Natural Resources Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-CSREES-OP-002343
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.500
CFDA Descriptions: Cooperative Extension Service
Current Application Deadline: Aug 27, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2009
Posted Date: Jun 03, 2009
Creation Date: Jul 27, 2009
Archive Date: Feb 17, 2010
Total Program Funding: $350,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $130,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $85,000
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
The Renewable Resources Extension Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-306, 92 Stat. 349, 16 U.S.C. 1671 et seq.) provides for an expanded and comprehensive extension program for forest and rangeland renewable resources. The majority of the appropriated funds are distributed to eligible institutions based on a formula that considers the geographic extent, ecosystem productivity, economic contribution, and population for each state. Since FY 2002, a small amount of these funds have been used to fund National Focus Fund Projects which have served to expand comprehensive extension programs for forest and rangeland renewable resources on a national, regional, or multi-institutional scale through better program coordination, innovative technologies, and extension models that can be easily duplicated.
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 1862 and 1890 land-grant institutions.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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