1890 Institution Teaching,Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program

The 1890 CBG is intended to strengthen teaching, research and extension programs in the food and agricultural sciences by building the institutional capacities of the 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, and Tuskegee University.

The CBG program supports projects that strengthen teaching programs in the
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food and agricultural sciences in the need areas of curriculum design and materials development, faculty development, and others.

CBG supports projects that strengthen research and extension programs in need areas of studies and experimentation, extension program development support systems, and others.

The CBG also support integrated project grants.

The intent of this initiative is to increase and strengthen food and agriculture sciences at the 1890s through integration of education, research and extension.

Applications submitted to CBG must address at least one of the following NIFA strategic goals:
sustainable bioenergy; food security; childhood obesity prevention; climate change; or food safety.

See RFA for details.
Related Programs

1890 Institution Capacity Building Grants

Department of Agriculture


Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Estimated Funding: $18,000,000


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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
1890 Institution Teaching,Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Applications may only be submitted by 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, including Tuskegee University and West Virginia State University.

The eligible institutions are: Alabama A&M University; University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff; Delaware State University; Florida A&M University; Fort Valley State University; Kentucky State University; Alcorn State University; Southern University and A&M College; University of Maryland-Eastern Shore; Lincoln University (MO); North Carolina A&T State University; Langston University; South Carolina State University; Tennessee State University; Prairie View A&M University; Virginia State University; Tuskegee University; and West Virginia State University.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.nifa.usda.gov/funding/rfas/1890_capacity.html

Contact:
NIFA Help Desk Phone: 202-401-5048 Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays

Agency Email Description:
If you have any questions related to preparing application content

Agency Email:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov

Date Posted:
2014-01-15

Application Due Date:
2014-05-02

Archive Date:
2014-06-01



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