Sun Grant Program

The purpose of this program is to provide a consortium of universities made up of a university from each of the sun grant regions and subcenter region (see Part III, A for regions) with a grant to support a North-Central, Southeastern, South-Central, Western, and Northeastern Sun Grant Center and a Western Insular Pacific Subcenter. A Sun Grant Center or Subcenter will use 75 percent of grant funds to provide competitive grants within each region that are multi-institutional and integrated, multistate research, extension, and education programs on technology development and technology implementation and address bioenergy, biomass, or bioproducts research priorities.

Eligibility Details

More Information on Eligibility: 
Eligible applicants must represent a consortium of 1862, 1890 and 1994 land-grant universities made up of one university from each of the sun grant regions and subregion. See Part III, A of the RFA.

Important Dates

Posted Date: 
Monday, June 9, 2014
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Additional Information

For More Information Contact: 
Daniel Cassidy
Contact for Electronic Access Problems: 
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number: 
USDA-NIFA-SGP-004543
CFDA number: 
10.320
Estimated Total Program Funding: 
$2,500,000
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: 
Sun Grant Centers and the Subcenter are not required to match Federal Funds.