The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative has numerous program area priorities in the three Requests for Applications (RFAs) posted each year. Each program area priority has its own deadline(s). Information about the program area priority including program contacts, types of projects allowed, and more will be found in Part I, C of each RFA.
Letters of Intent (if applicable) and applications must be received at NIFA by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the deadlines listed below for each program. Dates are listed in MM/DD/YYYY format.
Please note that for programs that accept conference grants, LOIs are required for conference grants and must be submitted at least 195 days before the start of the conference. The full Conference Grant application must be submitted, at minimum, 150 days before the start of the conference. Please see Part I, C of the RFA for each program area priority in order to determine if it allows conference grants.
This page contains deadlines for the currently available AFRI RFAs including tables for FY 2020 Deadlines and FY 2021 & 2022 Deadlines. Deadlines will be added or updated whenever additional RFAs are posted or current RFAs are updated.
|Program Area Priority (Program Code) from FY 2020||2020 Application Deadline|
|Agricultural Workforce Training Grants (A7601)||9/24/2020|
|Predoctoral Fellowships (A7101)||8/13/2020|
|Postdoctoral Fellowships (A7201)||8/13/2020|
|Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy (A7501)||7/16/2020|
|Rapid Response to Novel Coronavirus (SARS-COV-2): Distance Learning Resource Program (A7701)||8/20/2020|
|Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates (REEU) (A7401)||7/23/2020|