Currently Open Grant Opportunities
- May 16, 2016
- AFRI Foundational Program
USDA NIFA. Supports research grants in the six AFRI priority areas to build foundational knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. Total funding: $130 million. Deadline: Sep 30, 2016.
- April 18, 2016
- Crop Protection and Pest Management
USDA NIFA. Addresses high priority issues related to pests and their management by supporting projects that will increase food security using comprehensive IPM approaches. Total funding: ~$4 million. Deadline: Jun 8, 2016.
- April 6, 2016
- Methyl Bromide Transitions Program
USDA NIFA. Addresses the immediate needs and the costs of transition that have resulted from the scheduled phase-out of the pesticide methyl bromide. Total funding: ~$2 million. Deadline: May 31, 2016.
- March 16, 2016
- Plant Biotic Interactions Program
NSF-NIFA. This program supports research on the processes that mediate beneficial and antagonistic interactions between plants and their viral, bacterial, oomycete, fungal, plant, and invertebrate symbionts, pathogens and pests. This joint NSF-NIFA program supports projects focused on current and emerging model and non-model systems and agriculturally relevant plants. Total funding: $14.5 million. Deadline: June 6, 2016.
- September 28, 2015
- Outreach and Education, Technical Assistance, and Financial Education for FSA Programs, Functions, and Activities
USDA Farm Service Agency. Supports nonprofits and public higher education institutions to improve farmer education on topics such as financial training, value-added production, recordkeeping, property inheritance, and crop production practices. Total funding: $2,500,000. Deadlines: March 18 and May 27, 2016.