Currently Open Grant Opportunities

April 24, 2017
AFRI Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources and Human Sciences Education and Literacy Initiative

USDA NIFA. The goal of the AFRI Education and Literacy Initiative is to develop the next generation of research, education, and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. Total funding: $18 million. Deadline: June 28, 2017.

April 17, 2017
AFRI Foundational Program

USDA NIFA. Supports grants in the six AFRI priority areas to continue building a foundation of knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. Total funding: $150 million. Deadline: June/July 2017 (varies by program).

April 17, 2017
Citrus Disease Research and Extension

USDA NIFA. Supports research to combat citrus diseases and pests, and the dissemination and commercialization of relevant information, techniques, and technologies. Total funding: $21.8 million. Deadline: May 12, 2017.

March 28, 2017
iPiPE Crop-Pest Programs

iPiPE CAP. The iPiPE CAP will fund seven new Crop-Pest Programs in 2018. Extension professionals will conduct program activities focused on engaging stakeholders to submit pest observations and mentoring undergraduate student interns. Total funding: $280,000. Statement of intent due: May 4, 2017.

March 1, 2017
Methyl Bromide Transition 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: ~$1.8 million. Deadline: April 25, 2017.

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 ensure food security with comprehensive IPM approaches. Total funding: ~$12.1 million. Deadline: May 9, 2017.