The National Institute of Food and Agriculture is committed to serving its stakeholders, Congress, and the public by using new technologies to advance greater openness. To strengthen transparency and promote open government, NIFA is providing easy access to data and metrics on how the agency disseminates funding.
Learn how to use the Data Gateway. Visit our Project Based Search Highlights and Congressional District Map Highlights for a quick visual overview of the features available.
The Data Gateway enables users to find funding data, metrics, and information about research, education, and extension projects that have received grant awards from NIFA. Users can use terms and filters to search for projects, choose the data elements to see in the results, and export the results.
For a quick overview, view the Data Gateway Factsheet. For details on the Data Gateway tool, visit the Data Gateway Resource Page.
The Congressional Funding Map shows the distribution of NIFA’s competitive and capacity grants by Congressional district.
Knowledge Area (KA) is a taxonomy used to categorize NIFA’s research, education, and extension projects by funding into related topics, such as animal diseases or soil.
Subject of Investigation (SOI) is a taxonomy used to group projects by funding with related focus areas, such as food or people and communities.
Field of Science (FOS) is a taxonomy used to organize NIFA’s projects by funding and the type of science, such as genetics or molecular biology, used in projects.
Award Trends shows the dollar amount NIFA awarded by fiscal year – from FY02 to present – activity type, such as extension or integrated, and related trends.