2020 Capacity Budget Requirements

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

2020 Capacity budget requirement information

NIFA OGFM is seeking feedback and comments from land-grant institution stakeholders on its proposed guidance related to implementation of the requirement to submit budgets with 2020 capacity proposals.

Comments are due by 5:00 pm Eastern on December 15, 2018.
Comments may be submitted via email to: Policyguide@nifa.usda.gov


Below, in resources, are the following documents for review and comment:

  1. A Frequently Asked Questions related to implementation
  2. Draft capacity grants.gov application guide instructions for completing the budget
  3. A sample filled-in budget for Extension - Smith Lever
  4. A sample filled-in budget for Research - 1890 Evans-Allen
  5. An annotated sample budget for extension - Smith-Lever - with instructions and a sample justification
  6. An annotated sample budget for research- Evans-Allen- with instructions and a sample justification
  7. Draft terms and conditions and capacity RFA language

There is also a link to where you can access a blank SF 424a and OMB instructions in grants.gov. NIFA is in the process of having this form moved to be located in the R&R library it uses for grant applications.