Alfalfa and Forage Research Program (AFRP)

Funding Opportunity ID: 292863
Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-OP-006285
Opportunity Title: Alfalfa and Forage Research Program (AFRP)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 10.330
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Applications may only be submitted by (1) State agricultural experiment stations; (2) Colleges and universities; (3) University research foundations; (4) Other research institutions and organizations; (5) Federal agencies; (6) National laboratories; (7) Private organizations or corporations; (8) Individuals who are United States citizens or nationals; or (9) A group consisting of two or more of the entities described in (1) through (8).
Agency Code: USDA-NIFA
Agency Name: Department of Agriculture
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Posted Date: Mar 30, 2017
Close Date: May 01, 2017
Last Updated Date: Mar 30, 2017
Award Ceiling: $250,000
Award Floor:
Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,900,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: Alfalfa and Forage Research Program (AFRP) for fiscal year (FY) 2017 to increase forage and seed yields and forage quality; improve forage and seed harvest and storage systems; develop methods to estimate forage yield and quality to support marketing and reduce producer risks; and explore new and novel uses for alfalfa. This is an integrated research and extension program.
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1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program

Funding Opportunity ID: 293029
Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-CBGP-006347
Opportunity Title: 1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 10.216
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Applications may only be submitted by eligible 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, including Tuskegee University, West Virginia State University, and Central State University (per Section 7129 of Pub. L. 113-79). The eligible institutions are:

Alabama A&M University, Prairie View A&M University, Alcorn State University, South Carolina State University, Central State University, Southern University and A&M College,
Delaware State University, Tennessee State University, Florida A&M University, Tuskegee University, Fort Valley State University, University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Kentucky State University, University of Maryland-Eastern Shore,
Langston University, Virginia State University,
Lincoln University (MO), West Virginia State University, and North Carolina A&T State University.

Agency Code: USDA-NIFA
Agency Name: Department of Agriculture
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Posted Date: Apr 06, 2017
Close Date: May 31, 2017
Last Updated Date: Apr 06, 2017
Award Ceiling: $600,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $18,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 19
Description: FY 2017 1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program
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Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts Challenge Area

Funding Opportunity ID: 293251
Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-AFRI-006352
Opportunity Title: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts Challenge Area
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture
Energy
Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 10.310
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: See Part III., A. Eligible Applicants in the RFA for details. Applications may only be submitted by eligible entities. Eligibility is linked to the project type. All project types are described beginning in Part II, C. in the RFA.
Agency Code: USDA-NIFA
Agency Name: Department of Agriculture
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Posted Date: Apr 17, 2017
Close Date: Jun 28, 2017
Last Updated Date: Apr 17, 2017
Award Ceiling:
Award Floor:
Estimated Total Program Funding: $9,600,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: In FY 2017 NIFA invites applications for the SBEBP Challenge Area Program, and specific program areas are designed to achieve the long term outcome of reducing our nation’s dependence on foreign oil and help meet the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 goal of 36 billion gallons/year of biofuels by 2022. In FY2017, the SBEBP is soliciting applications in the following priority areas: (1) Lignin or nano-cellulosic co-products from biomass feedstocks; and (2) Biomass feedstock genetic development and evaluation.
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