Centers of Excellence at 1890 Institutions (1890 COEs)

The summary for the Centers of Excellence at 1890 Institutions (1890 COEs) 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 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.
Centers of Excellence at 1890 Institutions (1890 COEs): The intent of the 1890 COEs Program is to provide support for Centers of Excellence that were originally established in 2015 in conjunction with the 125th Anniversary of the Second Morrill Act of 1890. The 1890 COEs are hosted by 1890 Land-Grant Institutions with the goals of: 1) increasing profitability and rural prosperity in underserved farming communities; 2) addressing critical needs for enhanced international training and development; and 3) increasing diversity in the science, technology, engineering, agriculture and mathematics (STEAM) pipeline.
Federal Grant Title: Centers of Excellence at 1890 Institutions (1890 COEs)
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA)
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-1890COE-007732
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.523
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: November 18th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: November 18th, 2020
Posted Date: August 28th, 2020
Creation Date: August 28th, 2020
Archive Date: December 18th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $5,760,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,800,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 28th, 2020
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Full applications may only be submitted by an individual or consortium of the nineteen 1890 land-grant institutions, including Tuskegee University (as identified in the Second Morrill Act; 7 U.S.C 3221 et seq. ( 7 U.S.C. 321)). Grant recipients may subcontract to organizations not eligible to apply for the purpose of supporting the overall coordination and administration of the 1890 COE. Failure to meet the eligibility criteria by the application deadline may result in exclusion from consideration or, preclude NIFA from making an award. For those new to Federal financial assistance, NIFA’s Grants Overview provides highly recommended information about grants and other resources to help understand the Federal awards process.
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