Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Sustainable Bioenergy and Bioproducts Challenge Area

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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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