Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA) Program

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Funding Opportunity ID: 293960
Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-NLGCA-006361
Opportunity Title: Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA) Program
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 10.326
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Applications may only be submitted by a Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture (NLGCAs) certified as such by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. See Part III, A. of the RFA for more details.
Agency Code: USDA-NIFA
Agency Name: Department of Agriculture
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Posted Date: May 19, 2017
Close Date: Sep 15, 2017
Last Updated Date: May 19, 2017
Award Ceiling: $750,000
Award Floor: $30,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,700,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: NLGCA Institutions may use the funds: (a) to successfully compete for funds from Federal grants and other sources to carry out educational, research, and outreach activities that address priority concerns of national, regional, State, and local interest; (b) to disseminate information relating to priority concerns to interested members of the agriculture, renewable resources, and other relevant communities, the public, and any other interested entity; (c) to encourage members of the agriculture, renewable resources, and other relevant communities to participate in priority education, research, and outreach activities by providing matching funding to leverage grant funds; and (d) through: (1) the purchase or other acquisition of equipment and other infrastructure (not including alteration, repair, renovation, or construction of buildings); (2) the professional growth and development of the faculty of the NLGCA Institution; and (3) the development of graduate assistantships.
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