Request for Application (RFA) Schedule

The schedule below shows anticipated dates of publication for upcoming FY 2017 RFAs.

NIFA does not guarantee that the RFAs will publish by these dates. This schedule is for informational purposes only and will be updated on a biweekly basis. Questions about this list may be addressed to Lisa Read (DePaolo), by email at or phone at (202) 731-1366.

RFA Title

Anticipated Month of Publication

Resident Instruction Grants for Insular Areas Program

April 2017

Distance Education Grants for Insular Areas Program

April 2017

Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI)

April 2017

Rural Health and Safety Education April 2017

RREA-National  Focus Fund Program

April 2017

Alfalfa and Forage Research

April 2017

Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grants Program

May 2017

National Needs Graduate Fellowships Program

July 2017

Multicultural Scholars

July 2017