Awards Management Division

The Awards Management Division (AMD) awards and manages annual NIFA funds of over $1.4 billion. AMD supports NIFA grantees, stakeholders, and customers by providing guidance and resources. The division performs pre-award processes, awards grants, and analyzes and approves post-award requests. Post-award approvals are issued as amendments to the award on the award face sheet. AMD also conducts annual reviews of financial data, assures compliance with policies and regulations, and serves as the steward of official award records.


  • Support our partners by providing expertise and resources for the lifecycle of the grant
  • Facilitate the federal assistance process for a diverse set of programs
  • Provide effective consultation and technical assistance to applicants and grantees