The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA announces the Children, Youth, and Families at Risk (CYFAR) funding program to improve the quality and quantity of comprehensive community-based programs for at-risk children, youth, and families supported by the Cooperative Extension System.
CYFAR program mission is to marshal resources of the Land-Grant and Cooperative Extension Systems to develop and deliver educational programs that equip limited resource families and youth who are at-risk for not meeting basic human needs with the skills they need to lead positive, productive, contributing lives.
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Children, Youth and Families At-Risk Sustainable Community ProjectsAdditional Information of Eligibility:
Eligibility Requirements Applicants for the CYFAR must meet all the requirements discussed in this RFA.
Applications may only be submitted by Extension at 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, including Tuskegee University, Central State University, and West Virginia State University; 1862 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities; the University of the District of Columbia; and 1994 Land-Grant Institutions.
Award recipients may subcontract to organizations not eligible to apply provided such organizations are necessary for the conduct of the project.
Only one application per land-grant institution will be accepted.
Current CYFAR SCP grantees may submit an application for a new project; however, if the same community site is being used, a justification must be provided (see Part IV § B of this RFA).
Only CYFAR SCP Joint Projects may be considered for center of excellence (COE) designation.
See Part IV § B.
of this RFA for additional requirements that eligible applicants must meet to be considered a center of excellence.
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 is 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/children-youth-and-families-risk-cyfar-sustainable-community-projectsContact: Agency Email Description:
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