Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants

The summary for the Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants 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.
Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants: The Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants (SPECA) program seeks to: (a) promote and strengthen secondary education and two-year postsecondary education in agriscience and agribusiness in order to help ensure the existence in the United States of a qualified workforce to serve the food and agricultural sciences system; and (b) promote complementary and synergistic linkages among secondary, two-year postsecondary, and higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences in order to advance excellence in education and encourage more young Americans to pursue and complete a baccalaureate or higher degree in the food and agricultural sciences.
Federal Grant Title: Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants
Federal Agency Name: CSREES
Grant Categories: Agriculture Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-CSREES-SAECP-002584
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.226
CFDA Descriptions: Secondary and Two-Year Postsecondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grants
Current Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2010
Posted Date: Sep 25, 2009
Creation Date: Sep 25, 2009
Archive Date: Feb 16, 2010
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $35,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications may be submitted by eligible public secondary schools, public or private, nonprofit junior or community colleges, and nonprofit organizations. IMPORTANT! See RFA for specific eligibility requirements.
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