Special Research Grants Program: Potato Research

The summary for the Special Research Grants Program: Potato 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 CSREES, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Special Research Grants Program: Potato Research: The purpose of this grant program is to support potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) research that focuses on varietal development/testing and whose output will be or include potato varieties. As used herein, varietal development/testing is research using traditional and biotechnological genetics to develop improved potato variety(ies). Aspects of evaluation, screening and testing must support or complement the development of improved varieties.
Federal Grant Title: Special Research Grants Program: Potato Research
Federal Agency Name: CSREES
Grant Categories: Agriculture Environment Food and Nutrition Health Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-CSREES-SRGP-002156
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.200
CFDA Descriptions: Grants for Agricultural Research, Special Research Grants
Current Application Deadline: Apr 27, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Apr 27, 2009
Posted Date: Mar 26, 2009
Creation Date: Mar 26, 2009
Archive Date: May 27, 2009
Total Program Funding: $900,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $900,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
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
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 U.S.C. 582a et seq.), and accredited schools or colleges of veterinary medicine. IMPORTANT! See RFA for specific eligibility requirements.
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