Strategic Agricultural Initiative/Food Quality Protection Act Grant Program: FY 2006 Request for Proposals

The summary for the Strategic Agricultural Initiative/Food Quality Protection Act Grant Program: FY 2006 Request for Proposals Federal 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 Environmental Protection Agency, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: Strategic Agricultural Initiative/Food Quality Protection Act Grant Program: FY 2006 Request for Proposals
Federal Agency Name: Environmental Protection Agency
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-R9-CED1-06-003
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 66.716
CFDA Descriptions: Surveys, Studies, Investigations, Training Demonstrations and Educational Outreach
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Mar 03, 2006 Proposals must be postmarked (if submitted via hard copy) or received by Grants.gov on or before March 3, 2006. All proposals postmarked or received by Grants.gov after this due date will not be considered for funding.
Posted Date: Dec 13, 2005
Creation Date: Dec 13, 2005
Archive Date: Apr 02, 2006
Total Program Funding: $390,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 06
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
EPA Region 9 is soliciting proposals to help implement the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) and to support efforts by the agricultural community to transition away from high-risk pesticides to lower risk pesticides and sustainable practices in food production. The program supports grants for education, extension and demonstration projects for FQPA transition and reduced risk practices for pest management in agriculture.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) State governments Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Individuals
Additional Information on Eligibility
All projects must occur within one or more of the states of EPA Region 9 (Hawaii, Nevada, Arizona, California), Tribal Nations, or the Pacific Trust Islands including the U.S. flag areas of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam; and the freely associated states of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau. Commodity organizations and growers groups are eligible to apply for funding.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Strategic Agricultural Initiative/Food Quality Protection Act Grant Program: FY 2006 Request for Proposals
http://www.epa.gov/region09/funding/fqpa06-correction.pdf
Grant Announcement Contact
Hodge, Don, Agricultural Program, Phone 415-972-3240, Email hodge.don@epa.gov hodge.don@epa.gov Hodge, Don
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