1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program

Program: 
Aquaculture | 1890 Land-Grant Institutions Programs | Markets, Trade & Policy

The 1890 CBG is intended to strengthen teaching, research and extension programs in the food and agricultural sciences by building the institutional capacities of the 1890 Land-Grant Institutions,including Tuskegee University, West Virginia State University, and Central State University (per Section 7129 of Pub. L. 113-79). The CBG program supports projects that strengthen teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences in the need areas of curriculum design and materials development, faculty development, and others. CBG supports projects that strengthen research and extension programs in need areas of studies and experimentation, extension program development support systems, and others. The CBG also support integrated project grants. The intent of this initiative is to increase and strengthen food and agriculture sciences at the 1890s through integration of education, research and extension. Applications submitted to CBG must address at least one of the following NIFA strategic goals: sustainable bioenergy; food security; childhood obesity prevention; or food safety. See RFA for details.

Eligibility Details

Who Is Eligible to Apply: 
1890 Land-Grant Institutions

Important Dates

Posted Date: 
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Additional Information

For More Information Contact: 
Antonio McLaren
Contact for Electronic Access Problems: 
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number: 
USDA-NIFA-CBGP-006347
CFDA number: 
10.216
Abstracts of Funded Projects: 
Read the Abstracts
Previous fiscal year(s) RFA: 
application/pdf FY 16 1890 CBG.pdf (362.45 KB)
Estimated Total Program Funding: 
$18,000,000
Percent of Applications Funded: 
30%
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: 
Matching is not required
Range of Awards: 
$0 - $600,000