2017 NIFA Partnership Awards

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recognizes there are many outstanding contributions that our partners in the Land-grant Universities and other cooperating institutions and organizations have achieved. To recognize these achievements, the Partnership Awards Program was established in 2007. NIFA invites all Land-grant Universities and cooperating institutions and organizations supported by NIFA to submit nominations for the 2017 NIFA Partnership Awards Program.

2017 NIFA Hall of Fame Nominations

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking nominations for the NIFA Hall of Fame, which was created at the agency's five-year anniversary. Inductees into the NIFA Hall of Fame have worked, coordinated, or supported activities exemplifying NIFA’s synergy of excellence in any combination of research, education, and extension approaches on local, regional, national, or international levels. Inductees have also demonstrated a measurable and positive impact on the lives of citizens and NIFA's mission to invest in and advance agricultural research, education, and extension to solve societal challenges.

Template 2 (list) - Prior Approval for Equipment Request

This template may be used by capacity grantees to prepare and submit prior approval for equipment requests for their capacity grants. Use of the template is not required — requests may be submitted in any form so long as the item name, estimated cost, estimated useful life, and description/purpose are included. ADDED ON April 21, 2017.

Applicant Information Form NIFA-01-10

Applicant Information Form NIFA-01-10

VMLRP Application Checklist

The VMLRP checklist can be used by applicants to ensure all elements of their application have been included in their application package.

National Framework for Health and Wellness

The new Cooperative Extension National Framework for Health and Wellness is a tool to help Extension systematically address the programmatic area of health and wellness at the individual, community, environmental, and policy levels.

Breakdown of Labor Charges - For-Profit Organizations

Breakdown of Labor Charges - For-Profit Organizations

Accounting System Questionnaire - Non-Profit Organizations

Accounting System Questionnaire - Non-Profit Organizations

Domestic Manufacturing Waiver Request

Through this request, NIFA can waive the U.S. industry requirement preference.

Childhood Obesity Prevention RFA Stakeholder Feedback

To ensure the continued high quality of NIFA’s Childhood Obesity Prevention programs, NIFA invites input on the scientific priorities for the Integrated Approaches to Prevent Childhood Obesity programs. These programs are fully integrated, coordinating research, education, and extension efforts to combat the challenge of childhood obesity. We will consider comments when we develop future Childhood Obesity Prevention RFAs. Comments will be accepted from June 14th, 2016 to August 4th, 2016.