Special Research Grants Program - Potato Breeding Research

The summary for the Special Research Grants Program - Potato Breeding Research 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.
Special Research Grants Program - Potato Breeding Research: The purpose of this grant program is to support potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) research programs that focus on varietal development and testing and potato varieties for commercial production. As used herein, varietal development and testing is research using traditional and biotechnological genetics to develop improved potato varieties. Aspects of evaluation, screening and testing must support variety development.
Federal Grant Title: Special Research Grants Program - Potato Breeding Research
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Grant Categories: Agriculture Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-SRGP-003403
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.200
CFDA Descriptions: Grants for Agricultural Research, Special Research Grants
Current Application Deadline: Mar 01, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Mar 01, 2011
Posted Date: Jan 14, 2011
Creation Date: Jan 14, 2011
Archive Date: Apr 01, 2011
Total Program Funding: $1,300,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications may be submitted by State agricultural experiment stations, land-grant colleges and universities, research foundations established by land-grant colleges and universities, colleges and universities receiving funds under the Act of October 10, 1962, as amended (16 USC 582a et seq.), and accredited schools or colleges of veterinary medicine. Award recipients may subcontract to organizations not eligible to apply provided such organizations are necessary for the conduct of the project. An applicant's failure to meet an eligibility criterion by the time of an application deadline may result in the application being excluded from consideration or, even though an application may be reviewed, will preclude NIFA from making an award.
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