Secondary and Two-Year Postsecondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grants Program

The summary for the Secondary and Two-Year Postsecondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grants Program 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.
Secondary and Two-Year Postsecondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grants Program: The Secondary and Two-Year Postsecondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grants (SPEC) program seeks to: (a) promote and strengthen secondary education and two-year postsecondary education in agriscience and agribusiness in order to help ensure the existence in the United States of a qualified workforce to serve the food and agricultural sciences system; and (b) promote complementary and synergistic linkages among secondary, two-year postsecondary, and higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences in order to advance excellence in education and encourage more young Americans to pursue and complete a baccalaureate or higher degree in the food and agricultural sciences.
Federal Grant Title: Secondary and Two-Year Postsecondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grants Program
Federal Agency Name: CSREES
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-CSREES-SAECP-001053
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.226
CFDA Descriptions: Secondary and Two-Year Postsecondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grants
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Jan 11, 2008
Posted Date: Sep 25, 2007
Creation Date: Sep 25, 2007
Archive Date: Feb 12, 2008
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $35,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) Independent school districts
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications may be submitted by eligible public secondary schools and public or private, nonprofit junior or community colleges. IMPORTANT! See RFA for specific eligibility requirements.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
CSREES Help Desk
Phone: 202-401-5048
Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays electronic@csrees.usda.gov For questions regarding this RFA
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