Grant Opportunities for Global Engagement

Over the years, the Center for International Programs has provided guidance to others within NIFA to include global engagement opportunities for U.S. institutions in NIFA’s grant programs. The table below provides a comprehensive list of RFAs and their associated international offerings in a simple format for potential applicants to peruse.

NIFA RFAs Offering Opportunities for Global Engagement

This table includes a list of RFAs (with their associated links) that offer various types of experiences for global engagement.
RFAs What's Offered
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Foundational Program International Partnerships or Engagement
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development International Partnerships or Engagement, Travel, Research, and Student International Experiences
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Sustainable Agricultural Systems International Partnerships or Engagement
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - NSF/NIFA Plant Biotic Interactions Program International Collaboration
Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants Program (BRAG) International Collaboration
Citrus Disease Research and Extension (CDRE) International Partnerships, Linkages, and Exchanges
Develop Breakthrough Ideas and Enabling Technologies to Advance Crop Breeding International Partnerships or Engagement
1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants (CBG) Program International Partnerships, Exchanges, Student International Experiences, Sabbaticals, Training, Travel, Research Opportunities, Extension, and Education
Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program International Experiential Learning, Special International Study, or Thesis/Dissertation Research Travel
Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative: Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) International Collaboration
Food Safety Outreach Program International Collaboration
Higher Education Challenge (HEC) Grants Program International Education and Research
Higher Education Multicultural Scholars Program (MSP) International Partnerships or Engagement, Research, Study Abroad, Exchanges, Training, Trips, Faculty International Experiences
Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program (HSI) Student Experiential Learning, Expanding Domestic and International Markets, and International Experiential Learning
Minor Crop Pest Management Program Interregional Research Project #4 (IR-4) International Partnerships or Engagement
Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative Exploring International Trade Opportunities and International Partnerships, Linkages, and Exchanges
Organic Transitions (ORG) International Partnerships, Linkages and Exchanges
Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA) International Education/Research (enhancement of US programs)
Signals in the Soil (SitS) International Collaboration
Small Business Innovation Research Program - Phase I Developing New Market Strategies
Small Business Innovation Research Program - Phase II Potential Global Commercial Outcome
Smith-Lever Special Needs Competitive Grants Program International Collaboration
Special Research Grants Program - Aquaculture Research International Partnerships and Engagement
Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) International Partnerships, Linkages, and Exchanges
Sun Grant Program  International Collaborations
Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP) International Partnerships
Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS) International Experiential Learning