Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Foundational Program

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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Foundational Program: The AFRI Foundational Program is offered to support research grants in the six AFRI priority areas to continue building a foundation of knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. The six priority areas are: Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; Renewable Energy, Natural Resources, and Environment; Agriculture Systems and Technology; and Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities. Single-function Research Projects, multi-function Integrated Projects and Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Grants are expected to address one of the Program Area Priorities (see Foundational Program RFA for details).
Federal Grant Title: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Foundational Program
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Grant Categories: Agriculture Community Development Energy Environment Food and Nutrition Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-AFRI-004412
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.310
CFDA Descriptions: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)
Current Application Deadline: Sep 29, 2014 All Program Areas within the AFRI Fo
Original Application Deadline: Sep 29, 2014 All Program Areas within the AFRI Fo
Posted Date: Dec 23, 2013
Creation Date: Dec 23, 2013
Archive Date: Oct 29, 2014
Total Program Funding: $82,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility is linked to the project type requested in Program Area Descriptions beginning in Part I, C. All project types are described beginning in Part II, C.
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