Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Competitive Grants Program

The Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Program provides grants to non-profits to increase the number of military veterans gaining knowledge and skills through comprehensive, hands-on and immersive model farm and ranch programs offered regionally that lead to successful careers

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in the food and agricultural sector.

The program encourages the development of training opportunities specifically designed for military veterans.

AgVets projects will offer onsite, hands-on training and classroom education leading to a comprehensive understanding of successful farm and ranch operations and management practices.

Projects may also offer workforce readiness and employment prospects for service-disabled veterans.

Ensuring there are pathways for military veterans interested in pursuing careers in agriculture — regardless of age or production choice — strengthens agricultural production and rural economies across the United States.

NIFA requests applications for the AgVets to provide grants to nonprofit organizations for training programs and services to establish and enhance farming and ranching opportunities for military veterans.
Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Estimated Funding: $4,850,000





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Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Competitive Grants Program

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Eligibility Requirements AgVets applicants must be nonprofit entities (see Definitions in Part VIII, D).

A letter stating the non-profit status should be included as an attachment to Field 12, Other Attachments (Part IV.B.).

Failure to meet an eligibility criterion by the application deadline may result in the application being excluded from consideration or, even though an application may be reviewed, will preclude NIFA from making an award.

Only the applicant must meet the eligibility requirement.

Project partners and collaborators need not meet the eligibility requirement.

Award recipients may subcontract to organizations not eligible to apply provided such organizations are necessary for the successful completion of the project.

Applications submitted by individuals are not eligible for consideration under any category applicable to AgVets.

Fiscal Agent: If an applicant cannot accept Federal funds directly, a letter must be included in the application stating that in the event the application results in an award, the award funds must be administered through a fiscal agent organization on their behalf.

This agent must be identified in the letter from the applicant and the letter must be countersigned by an authorized representative of the fiscal agent organization.

The letter should include the fiscal agent’s point of contact, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address.

This letter is to be included as an attachment to Field 12, Other Attachments (Part IV.B.).

In the event an application is recommended for funding, NIFA will request that both the applicant or institution/organization and the fiscal agent organization submit complete management information (see Part V, D.).

Applicants for AgVets must meet all the requirements discussed in this RFA.

Failure to meet the eligibility criteria by the application deadline may result in exclusion from consideration or, preclude NIFA from making an award.

For those new to Federal financial assistance, NIFA’s Grants Overview provides highly recommended information about grants and other resources to help understand the Federal awards process.

Duplicate or Multiple Submissions – Duplicate or multiple submissions are not allowed.

NIFA will disqualify both applications if an applicant submits duplicate or multiple submissions.

For those new to Federal financial assistance, NIFA’s Grants Overview provides highly recommended information about grants and other resources to help understand the Federal awards process.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/enhancing-agricultural-opportunities-military-veterans

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Date Posted:
2021-01-15

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Archive Date:
2021-04-22




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