Critical Ag Materials

Program: 
Bioeconomy, Bioenergy, & Bioproducts (B3) Programs | Agricultural Materials Program

The Critical Agricultural Materials Competitive Grants Program supports product development, demonstration and validation of product performance under operational field conditions, specifically for paints, coatings, and adhesives for composites which are manufactured from domestically produced agricultural materials and are of strategic and industrial importance to benefit the economy, defense and general well-being of the Nation. Many such products replace petroleum-based products, and offer opportunities to create new businesses and new markets for agricultural materials.

Eligibility Details

Who Is Eligible to Apply: 
1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions, For-profit Organizations Other Than Small Businesses, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Individuals, Native American Tribal Orgs, not Federally recognized Tribal Governments, Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS status, other than Institutions of Higher Ed, Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) IRS status, other than Institutions of Higher Ed, Other or Additional Information (See below), Private Institutions of Higher Ed, Small Business, State Agricultural Experiment Stations, State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed
More Information on Eligibility: 
Applications may be submitted by any person, or public or private agency or organization.

Important Dates

Posted Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 27, 2014

Additional Information

For More Information Contact: 
Daniel Cassidy
Contact for Electronic Access Problems: 
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number: 
USDA-NIFA-OP-004526
CFDA number: 
10.200
Abstracts of Funded Projects: 
Read the Abstract
Relevant Documents: 
Estimated Total Program Funding: 
$1,000,000
Percent of Applications Funded: 
15%
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: 
Matching is not required.
Range of Awards: 
$0 - $1,000,000