Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification (YFSEC)
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Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
A. Eligibility Requirements Applicants for the YFSEC must meet all the requirements discussed in this RFA. 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. Applications may be submitted only by Cooperative Extension Services (CES) at 1862 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities and 1890 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities, including the University of the District of Columbia, Tuskegee University, West Virginia State University, and Central State University. Award recipients may subcontract to organizations not eligible to apply (such as 1994 Land-Grant Colleges, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, eXtension) provided such organizations are necessary for the conduct of the project. The 1862 and 1890 Land Grant institutions may partner with each other and/or other Land Grant institutions (e.g., 1994 Land Grants) and non-Land Grant Institutions on joint proposals. Duplicate or Multiple Submissions – In the case of duplicate or multiple submissions, only the most current version will be accepted. 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.
Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Dec 17, 2020
Feb 12, 2021
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Dec 17, 2020
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Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification (YFSEC) Program for Fiscal Year 2021 supports national efforts to deliver timely, pertinent, and appropriate farm safety education to youth seeking employment or already employed in agricultural production.
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