Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Competitive Grants Program

The Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Competitive Grants Program provides funds to (1) improve the farm management knowledge and skills of agricultural producers; and (2) establish and maintain a national, publicly available farm financial management database to support improved farm management.

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, 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, State Agricultural Experiment Stations, State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed
More Information on Eligibility:
Pursuant to 7 U.S.C. 450i(b)(7), eligible applicants means : (A) State agricultural experiment stations; (B) colleges and universities; (C) university research foundations; (D) other research institutions and organizations; (E) Federal agencies; (F) national laboratories; (G) private organizations or corporations; (H) individuals; or (I) any group consisting of 2 or more of the entities described in subparagraphs (A) through (H).

Important Dates

Posted Date:
Monday, March 6, 2017
Closing Date:
Monday, April 17, 2017

Additional Information

For More Information Contact:
Brent Elrod
Contact for Electronic Access Problems:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number:
USDA-NIFA-FBMB-006247
CFDA number:
10.319
Abstracts of Funded Projects:
Read the Abstracts
Previous fiscal year(s) RFA:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
$1,350,000
Percent of Applications Funded:
25%
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
100 percent (%) match required
Range of Awards:
$100,000 - $500,000