1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program

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Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-CBGP-005696
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture
CFDA Number: 10.216
Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Agency Name: USDA-NIFA
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2016
Award Ceiling: $600,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Creation Date: Feb 16, 2016
Funding Opportunity Description: The 1890 CBG is intended to strengthen teaching, research and extension programs in the food and agricultural sciences by building the institutional capacities of the 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, and Tuskegee University. The CBG program supports projects that strengthen teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences in the need areas of curriculum design and materials development, faculty development, and others. CBG supports projects that strengthen research and extension programs in need areas of studies and experimentation, extension program development support systems, and others. The CBG also support integrated project grants. The intent of this initiative is to increase and strengthen food and agriculture sciences at the 1890s through integration of education, research and extension. Applications submitted to CBG must address at least one of the following NIFA strategic goals: sustainable bioenergy; food security; childhood obesity prevention; climate change; or food safety. See RFA for details.

Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281516

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