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Funding

National Extension Integrated Pest Management Special Projects Program

In FY 2008, the National Extension Integrated Pest Management Special Projects Program (EIPM) will provide funding to advance the goals of the National Roadmap for Integrated Pest Management (www.ipmcenters.org/IPMRoadMap.pdf) by addressing priority national needs associated with the design, development, implementation and evaluation of Extension integrated pest management programs. Support will be provided for projects that strengthen the ability of NIFA to actively address national needs in Extension IPM programming and rapidly respond to new issues and opportunities not currently addressed adequately through existing programs and funding mechanisms. Proposals submitted to the EIPM program should be relevant to current needs of Extension IPM programs for production agriculture, residential and public areas, and/or recreational environments on national and regional levels. EIPM encourages the submission of proposals to help pest managers implement IPM methods that will enhance farm conservation efforts and the protection of natural resources.

Special Notation

NIFA IPM Page

Who Is Eligible to Apply

  • 1862 Land-Grant Institutions
  • 1890 Land-Grant Institutions
  • Other or Additional Information (See below)
  • More Information on Eligibility

    Only Cooperative Extension Services at 1862 and 1890 Land-Grant Universities and Colleges are eligible to apply. Award recipients may subcontract to other organizations provided such organizations are necessary for the conduct of the project.

    Request for Application (RFA) | Apply: Electronic | Abstracts of Funded Projects

    Solicitation Date (Opening) February 11, 2008
    Letter of Intent Due Date None
    Due Date (Closing)
    April 8, 2008
    Estimated Total Program Funding $490,000.00
    Range of Awards $0.00 to $100,000.00
    Percent of Applications Funded Last Fiscal Year 28%
    Cost Sharing Requirements None
    For More Information Contact Martin A. Draper
    Funding Opportunity Number USDA-CSREES-SLBCD-001324
    CFDA Number 10.500
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