ARCHIVE National Integrated Food Safety Initiative

Program: 
National Integrated Food Safety Initiative | Food Science & Technology Programs | Food Safety | Aquaculture | Manure & Nutrient Management Programs | Environmental & Resource Economics Programs

The purpose of the National Integrated Food Safety Initiative is to support food safety projects that demonstrate an integrated approach to solving problems in applied food safety research, education, or extension. Various models for integration of applied research, education, and extension will be considered for funding. Applications describing multi-state, multi-institutional, multidisciplinary, and multifunctional activities (and combinations thereof) are encouraged. Applicants are strongly encouraged to address at least two of the three functional areas of research, education, and extension (i.e., research and extension, research and education, or extension and education).

Eligibility Details

Who Is Eligible to Apply: 
1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Other or Additional Information (See below), Private Institutions of Higher Ed, State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed
More Information on Eligibility: 
Colleges and universities (defined in sec. 1404 of NARETPA) (7 U.S.C. 3103) are eligible to submit applications for the National Integrated Food Safety Initiative. Section 1404 of NARETPA was amended by section 7101 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (FCEA) to define Hispanic-serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSACUs) (see Part III B and Part VIII E of the RFA for more information), and to include research foundations maintained by eligible colleges or universities.

Important Dates

Posted Date: 
Monday, May 16, 2011
Closing Date: 
Monday, June 27, 2011
Other Due Date: 
Friday, January 23, 2015

Additional Information

For More Information Contact: 
Jan Singleton, Ph.D., RDN
Contact for Electronic Access Problems: 
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number: 
USDA-NIFA-ICGP-003445
CFDA number: 
10.303
Abstracts of Funded Projects: 
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Estimated Total Program Funding: 
$9,500,000
Percent of Applications Funded: 
34%
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: 
If commodity-specific benefits, dollar-for-dollar match required. See RFA for details.
Range of Awards: 
$0 - $2,000,000