Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans Competitive Grants Program

Program:
Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans (AgVets) | Military and Veterans Programs

NIFA requests applications for the AgVets for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) to provide grants to nonprofit organizations for training programs and services to establish and enhance farming and ranching opportunities for military veterans.

Eligibility Details

Who Is Eligible to Apply:
Other or Additional Information (See below)
More on Eligibility:
AgVets applicants must be nonprofit organizations. The Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, 2 CFR part 200, defines the term “nonprofit organization” as follows: Nonprofit organization means any corporation, trust, association, cooperative, or other organization, not including institutions of higher education (IHEs), that: (a) Is operated primarily for scientific, educational, service, charitable, or similar purposes in the public interest; (b) Is not organized primarily for profit; and (c) Uses net proceeds to maintain, improve, or expand the operations of the organization.

Important Dates

Posted Date:
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Closing Date:
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Letter of Intent Due:
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Additional Information

For More Information Contact:
Brent Elrod
Contact for Electronic Access Problems:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number:
USDA-NIFA-OP-006410
CFDA number:
10.334
Estimated Total Program Funding:
$4,797,500
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
none