Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA)

Program:
Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants (SPECA) Program | Aquaculture | Sustainable Development Programs | Environmental & Resource Economics Programs

The Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants (SPECA) program seeks to: (a) promote and strengthen secondary education and two-year postsecondary education in the food, agriculture, natural resources and human (FANH) sciences in order to help ensure the existence of a workforce in the United States that's qualified to serve the FANH sciences system; and (b) promote complementary and synergistic linkages among secondary, two-year postsecondary, and higher education programs in the FANH sciences in order to advance excellence in education and encourage more young Americans to pursue and complete a baccalaureate or higher degree in the FANH sciences.

Eligibility Details

Who Is Eligible to Apply:
For-profit Organizations Other Than Small Businesses, Native American Tribal Orgs, not Federally recognized Tribal Governments, Other or Additional Information (See below), State Controlled Institutions of Higher Ed
More on Eligibility:
Applications may only be submitted by: (1) public secondary schools; (2) public or private nonprofit junior and community colleges; (3) institutions of higher education; or (4) nonprofit organizations. (Attach IRS 501(c)(3) status under R&R ‘Other Project Information’ Field 12 Other Attachments.)

Important Dates

Posted Date:
Friday, January 13, 2017
Closing Date:
Friday, March 10, 2017

Additional Information

For More Information Contact:
Victoria LeBeaux
Contact for Electronic Access Problems:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number:
USDA-NIFA-SAECP-006187
CFDA number:
10.226
Abstracts of Funded Projects:
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Previous fiscal year(s) RFA:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
$858,500
Percent of Applications Funded:
21%
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
100 percent (%) match required